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Observe 9/11 Anniversary by Calling for an End to the Afghan War

By Marjorie Cohn on September 10, 2019

On the eve of the 18-year anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks and the illegal U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, the United States and the Taliban completed nine rounds of peace talks with no deal. (more…)

René González, of the Cuban 5:  ‘The Colonization of Palestine Was and Still Is an Ongoing Criminal Enterprise’

By Ramona Wadi on September 2, 2019

Photo: Bill Hackwell

The repetitive cycles of foreign interference and intervention in Latin America and elsewhere testify to the importance of a consistent anti-colonial and anti-imperialist struggle that has the potential to remain internationalist. (more…)

Why Hiroshima and Nagasaki were Incinerated

By Stephen Millies on August 6, 2019

Barack Obama visited Hiroshima on May 27, 2016, the first sitting U.S. president to do so. Obama’s visit to the Japanese city revived the question of whether killing (more…)

With Trump to Hell

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera on June 27, 2019

A year ago, Donald Trump, in the purest Hitlerian style, decided to break the agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, whose official name is the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). (more…)

Iran Had the Legal Right to Shoot Down US Spy Drone

By Marjorie Cohn, on June 21, 2019

$220 million US drone shot down by Iran

The New York Times is reporting that on June 20, President Trump ordered military strikes against Iran to retaliate for its shootdown of a U.S. drone, (more…)

Angeles Maestro Prosecuted for Being in Solidarity with Palestine 

June 13, 2019

Angeles Maestro

The news coming from Madrid could not be more disturbing; the National High Court of Spain has denied the dismissal of the case against the Spanish internationalist (more…)

Oil Tanker Attacks in the Gulf Have US Fingerprints All Over Them

Tommy Sheridan on June 15, 2019

It was the Spanish philosopher, poet and novelist, George Santayana (1863-1952), who warned us all: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”. (more…)

Facing the Facts: Israel Cannot Escape ICC Jurisdiction

By Ramzy Baroud on June 5, 2019

The Chief Military Advocate General of the Israeli army, Sharon Afek, and the US Department of Defense General Counsel, Paul Ney, (more…)

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