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David Cameron and the US government are conspiring to stop the truth about the Bush and Blair Iraq lies coming out. Lindsey German asks, what is it they are hiding from the public?
Increased U.S. spending, especially at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, reflects Africa's growing importance to counter-terrorism efforts
Art will influence how the Iraq war is remembered, and the image that stands as popular history is the one of Blair taking his "maniacal selfie" in front of the flames of devastation.
This headline says everything that needs to be said about the sickly state of establishment journalism: "Edward Snowden's secrets may be dangerous: I would not have published them."
UK journalists appeared yet again to be succumbing to the influence of state propaganda demonising an Official Enemy, exactly as happened with Iraq and Libya.
BBC presenter Jeremy Paxman shares the concerns of the No Glory in War campaign, that the World War I centenary could become a celebration of war, if the prime minister has his way
Iraqi mother Sundus Shaker Saleh is lead plaintiff in a lawsuit targeting for war crimes six key members of the Bush Administration: George W. Bush, Richard Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell, and Paul Wolfowitz
The 12-year war has become largely forgotten in the United States and among its coalition allies despite continued casualties suffered by their forces on the ground.
The Ministry of Defence is taking care to rebrand its image. Let's make sure they are unsuccessful.
Hetty Bower campaigned for peace and justice for ninety years, from campaigning as a suffragette after the first world war, to marching against the endless "war on terror" in the new millenium.
It is hard to think of a more immoral foreign policy, says Simon Jenkins roaming the (chiefly Muslim) world, killing people and sowing anarchy.
The pro-war voices on David Cameron's first world war committee co-ordinating next year's centenary events are getting louder and more shrill
Supporting the troops is increasingly used as a substitute for supporting unpopular wars, and the poppy appeal is part of that process.
It is simple to just write off Afghanistan as a ‘failed state’, without contextualising the reasons as to why the country is in turmoil
About half a million people died in Iraq as a result of war-related causes between the US-led invasion in 2003 and mid-2011, an academic study suggests
One evil effect of chemical weapons is making conventional weapons that kill people in their hundreds of thousands seem acceptable by comparison.
Newly declassified papers say hunger strike at Guantánamo Bay was 'broken' by a deliberate campaign to crush detainees' spirits
China is Washington's obsession in Africa and beyond. This is a "policy" known as the "pivot to Asia", whose threat of world war may be as great as any in the modern era.
Prodded by Netanyahu and the pro-Israel neo-cons in the U.S. government, and contrary to the opinion of most countries, the United States and its European allies have imposed brutal sanctions on Iran
Jeremy Corbyn says the West has taken a welcome step back from military action in recent weeks, but more needs to be done to find peaceful ways to solve problems
Families angry at proposal to lower profile of repatriation ceremonies.