War on terror
How has the US changed since 9/11?

20 years after the September 11 attacks, what has the United States turned into? What has been the impact of the forever wars domestically, and what kind of political and economic crises have beset the country? Eugene Puryear analyzes the US today

20 years of the ‘War on Terror:’ Horrific costs, no end in sight

Successive US administrations used the tragedy of September 11, 2001, to pursue endless wars which achieved nothing but death of millions of people and destruction of countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria

Bush Obama 9/11 How can the US wake up from its post-9/11 nightmare?

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.

Guinean military detains president and dissolves government in coup and other stories

Today we look at the coup staged by the military in Guinea, the escape of 6 Palestinians from the Gilboa prison in Israel, and more

Mapping Faultlines: Post-Afghanistan, what lies ahead for Central Asia?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the situation in Central Asia following the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. He also look at the American strategy over the years in the country and the options it has in today’s context

20 years of ‘war on terror’ have caused nearly a million deaths, says report

The overall estimate of the monetary cost of the war goes beyond USD 8 trillion by the US alone. Its allies, including the UK, Australia, and Germany, would have spent a greater amount collectively

Austrian left mobilizes in solidarity with the people of Afghanistan

Progressive sections in Austria demanded safe passage and protection for the people of Afghanistan, and sought an end to the deportation of asylum seekers by the government

Dr. Gino Strada - Italy Adieu! Dr. Gino Strada: the partisan of humanity

Dr. Gino Strada and his medical humanitarian organization, EMERGENCY, were and remain a beacon of hope and relief for millions of people in several war-torn countries and conflict zones across the world

UN report UN expert report points to human rights violation in anti-terrorism programs

A report submitted at the UNHRC has observed that practices employed by different governments during anti-terrorism programs have led to gross violations of human rights and are counter-productive in the long term

Shannon airport Ireland Irish activists demand ouster of US military from Shannon airport

The US military was allowed to use the Shannon airport after 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centre . Activists have accused the government of weakening the traditional policy of Irish neutrality by catering to US imperialist ambitions.

Who can stop the far-right?

The scope and scale of the right-wing resurgence this year shows the urgent need for greater working class mobilizations that can safeguard and deepen democracy and build coalitions

IS US setting the stage for war with Iran?

US president Donald Trump recently announced the country’s decision to designate the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organisation.

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