Hundreds of people have been killed in a violent crackdown in Egypt while the British government continues arms sales.
For the first time in the history of the Arab/Israeli conflict, a military force emerged under Hezbollah leadership that could not be defeated by US-backed Israeli forces.
Despite his own role in Afghanistan and Iraq, General Sir David Richards does not allow catastrophic failure to get in the way of calling for yet more war
Collusion between business and politics that ignores human rights is more than a political scandal or an embarrassment.
Exports to Saudi Arabia include vehicles, military communications equipment, crowd-control ammunition, hand grenades, smoke/pyrotechnic ammunition and teargas.
Please spare us the self-righteous and self-congratulatory message that is nothing more than propaganda that tells us that the West drops bombs to save girls like Malala.
Given US history over the past decade, it's hardly surprising that Snowden has in place "insurance" documents for release in the event of him being harmed by the Obama administration.
No doubt as the war escalates we will be told that there should be more intervention in order to end the war, but at every stage such intervention has only escalated it.
Any rational balance sheet of the last decade would show that the 'war on terror' has been a failure in its own terms: it has not prevented terrorism but caused it to spread.
With its record of criminality and crimes against humanity, Britain has no right to pontificate and brow beat Syria, Iran or any other nation about "international obligations".