Obama has repeatedly stated that there are "preconditions" for peace negotiations, the most important one being the downfall of the Syrian government, ie, regime change.
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Sending western troops into Syria would be badly received – especially in the UK, where by a 32-point margin (55%-23%) Britons reject the idea of sending in UK and allied troops.
Governments pay millions for his advice; he picks up vast speaking fees; he's regarded by the US and UK media as the go-to man on anything to do with the Middle East.
Three months after the last major Israeli incursion into the Gaza Strip, the "period of calm" is only "calm" for Israel.
The deadly duo should be sharing a cell in The Hague awaiting trial for war crimes, but as we see time and time again, victors' justice translates to no justice at all.
Washington views any effort to curb Israel’s freedom to fly sorties when and where it fancies as a threat.
Chris Nineham's new book on Politics, the Media and the anti-war movement.
'Arrogant and insensitive': Stop the War Coalition attacks Prince Harry for admitting he has killed Taliban insurgents
This arrogant and insensitive attitude to killing Afghans, whoever they are, is hardly likely to win hearts and minds
What evidence is there to justify western 'fears' that Syria and Iran are developing atomic weapons?
With plans for settlement construction, all hopes of Middle East peace will die.
Whoever wins, we lose
Stop the War's main target is Britain and its support for oppression overseas.
After Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya -- with maybe Syria and Iran to follow -- you'd think Britain had had its fill of endless war, but here's David Cameron threatening more against Somalia.
The media and government do their best to relegate Afghanistan to the forgotten war. Even the deaths of British soldiers are barely reported, those of Afghan civilians almost never.
When there's always money to bail out bankers and fund foreign wars, but nothing for public services, the anti-war movement must link up with the movement against austerity and cuts.
The intensity and frequency of the airlifts shipping arms to the rebels suggest a well-planned and coordinated clandestine military logistics operation.
A grim anniversary should have sent Obama on a visit to Baghdad with reparations for the Iraqi people, instead he's in Israel conferring on the next war in the Middle East.
Karzai orders US elite force to leave Maidan Wardak province after local reports of disappearance of nine people
Conventional accounts blame the Taliban for the expansion of drug production, and claim opium funds insurgency. Julien Mercille shows the reality behind the failed 'war on drugs' in occupied Afghanistan.
For 10 years British politicians like Jack Straw, Gordon Brown and David Miliband have flatly denied that the British state was complicit in torture during the war on terror.
It wasn't just London -- Damascus, Athens, Seoul, Rome, Tokyo, Sydney - hundreds of cities worldwide witnessed the same thing.
While war is a toxic institution, for some of those who conduct it, particularly privileged young princes it can appear to be a latter-day boy’s own adventure.
Karzai and Obama are working on an agreement legalizing permanent military bases in Afghanistan: but as long as we have foreign military bases in our country, we have no independence.
Israel uses advanced US military equipment for slaughter and destruction
How can a travelling salesman for the arms industry claim to be on the side of peace and democracy in the Middle East?
The west's intervention has caused a security vacuum and set in motion events that aren’t good for Libya, for the United States or for the world.
This is not the new Libya we fought for and we may have to take up arms again if the corruption and greed continue. This time against the new government.
Why Stop the War is supporting the strikes against cuts in pensions and public services on 30 November and urging our supporters to support local demonstrations and protests around the country.
Behind the surface of the Liam Fox scandal is a neocon network exploiting the UK/USA 'special relationship' as a cover for promoting business, military and economic interests throughout the world.
Since the US became the sole superpower in the 1990s, following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Britain has devotedly clamoured for a central role in every US war.