For 67 years the US has pursued its own interests at the expense of global justice – no wonder people are sceptical now
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Mounting anti war sentiment needs to be mobilised to stop a fourth disastrous war in 12 years.
Anti-war protests must be stepped up to send a message to Washington that the world will not stand by and let the US plunge the Middle East into a wider war.
Whatever Congress may decide, a U.S. military strike against Syria will still be illegal, immoral and dangerous, even reckless, says Phyllis Bennis
British MPs’ arguments and information were influenced by a strong public opinion against war, itself a product of a mass movement which didn’t stop a war ten years ago but has prevented a further one now.
Western intervention in Syria, or anywhere else in the Middle East, would cause greater displacement and war.
Military intervention, economic sanctions and arms sales have fuelled problems in the Middle East, not solved them.
Hundreds of people have been killed in a violent crackdown in Egypt while the British government continues arms sales.
Campaigners challenge 'glorious conflict' narrative and plan to highlight treatment of conscientious objectors
Obama is asking a jury of safe spectators to press the yes or no button for military strikes. Will they vote for an end to empire?
It is now clear, as indeed it was in 2003, that most people have no wish to embroil Britain militarily in the Middle East.
Stop the War Coalition national officer Kevin Ovenden looks at the arguments about whether protest makes a difference - and what we need to do now.
Instead of facing 35 years in jail, Bradley Manning should receive the gratitude of us all for the service he has done humanity with his courage and compassionate action.
We must assume the Americans asked the British government to nab Glenn Greenwald's partner, shake him down and take his personal effects.
Bradley Manning has shown that he stands on the side of humanity. Now he is paying the price for it.