People who opposed the Iraq war and now wonder whether there was any point in the protests have to imagine what the world would look like if the protests hadn't happened.
The intensity and frequency of the airlifts shipping arms to the rebels suggest a well-planned and coordinated clandestine military logistics operation.
No individual has done more than Bradley Manning to push back against "the madness of militarism" and he has done it for its own sake, and not by chance or for any ulterior motive.
The UK's military expenditure is the highest in the EU at 43.3bn a year, showing how bogus the argument is that there is no money in the kitty to pay for welfare.
The decade-long Othering of Muslims -- necessary to sustain public support for their continuous killing, imprisonment, and various human rights abuses -- has taken its toll.
US soldier Tomas Young, who was shot in Iraq and paralyzed from the chest down, has written a last letter to George W Bush explaining why he plans to commit suicide in April.