We mark the ten-year anniversary of one day, one day that has led to anguish for families of troops and who-knows-how-many dead, wounded, or maimed civilians, including children, in the countries we’ve destroyed. For empire and oil.
Serving US lieutenant-colonel says there is a huge disconnect between Pentagon propaganda and the reality in Afghanistan as faced by troops on the ground.
When everyone was best pals with Gadaffi, Tony Blair came to Libya with the famous smile and a pocket full of deals, including a communications system which could now be keeping Gadaffi safe.
Surprise, surprise. French foreign minister says when it comes to Libya's oil and reconstruction it "seems fair and logical" for preference to be given to those who helped the rebels.
George W Bush's vice-president Dick Cheney is right to be fearful that he cannot travel anywhere without an attempt to arrest him for violating numerous international laws.
Billy Bragg, singer and political activist, says today's musicians need to get political like the generation of the 1970s, the spirit of which was driven in particular by The Clash.
It's as if Iraq and Afghanistan never happened. This time it's different, say the politicians, knowing the media's ingrained memory loss can be relied on to serve their interests.
The success of the rebels in Libya contains a tragic defeat. The original emancipatory impulse of February 17 lies, for now, among the corpses of "Africans" in Tripoli.
All the government's fine words about defending democracy and not selling arms to tyrants were just that - words. It is business as usual, including licences to sell shotguns and ammunition to Bahrain where the monarchy has brutally suppressed peaceful protests.
A newly published Downing Street letter from September 2002, five months before the Iraq invasion, confirms Blair planned to ignore the advice of his legal advisors and go to war knowing it was illegal.