A study by the Costs of War project notes that the policy of involving private players in the defense sector has led to the undermining of attempts to seek diplomatic solutions. It has also led to the invention of new threats to keep the defense budget extraordinarily high
The only hope for the future is to abandon the futile quest for hegemony and instead commit to peace, cooperative diplomacy, international law, and disarmament.
Former Indian Ambassador M.K. Bhadrakumar talks about the situation in Afghanistan, the strategies the Taliban is likely to pursue and the possibilities of an interim government in the country
US president Joe Biden said that the troops would leave a month before the deadline for withdrawal and also denied any responsibility for the loss of Afghan lives in the ongoing civil war which followed the announcement of troop withdrawal
Today we look at the situation in Haiti amid reports of the killing of Jovenel Moise’s alleged assassins, the demolition of Palestinian homes in the Occupied West Bank, and more
Civil society groups and the UN indicate that the actual number of civilian casualties caused by the US army actions around the world last year is at least five times higher than its claim of just 23 deaths
The COVID-19 pandemic has provided us the opportunity to discard the old “normal” and start building a world without extractive economies and militarism, a new report says
Michael Hudson discusses the underlying factors driving the US aggression against Iran
War and militarism are destroying the planet. But if we de-fund the Pentagon, we can save it.