Tag Archives: ISIS
The Great-Power Competition: Can We Hear What Our Competitors Say?
By WAMM Newsletter Staff WAMM Newsletter Vol. 37 Num. 5 Fall 2019 The bombing of suspected ISIS continued even after the first announcement that the Islamic caliphate had been defeated with the 2017 obliteration of Mosul in Iraq, and Raqqa in Syria. War on the Middle East is not over even when it’s been announced that […]
Leaked Cables Show Depth of Iranian Influence in Iraq After U.S. Invasion “Shattered” the Country
“The macro story here is that the United States shattered Iraqi society, and then Iran came in to pick up the pieces.”
Bases, Bases, Everywhere … Except in the Pentagon’s Report, by Nick Turse
“U.S. bases abroad cost upwards of $50 billion per year to build and maintain, which is money that could be used to address pressing needs at home in education, health care, housing, and infrastructure,”
Recipe for Perpetual War by Coleen Rowley and Robert Wing
Our out of control national destructiveness and its unspeakable costs constitute the “spiritual death” that Martin Luther King warned us about at the height of the Vietnam War, yet they remain mostly unaddressed in public discourse.
ACLU | Why the U.S. War on ISIS Is Illegal
No court has ever addressed the government’s legal justifications for military action in so many different parts of the world. Now, in a case brought by the ACLU, one court will.
ICE Keeps Challenging Federal Courts’ Authority — And Losing.
In a recent span of 10 days, four courts issued decisions that could literally save lives.
Blowback: How U.S. Drones, Coups and Invasions Just Create More Violence
FOR EVERY ACTION, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Sir Isaac Newton called it his Third Law of Motion. The CIA calls it “blowback.”
Listening Angels + Father Time + Take Action for Peace | WAMM Newsletter
Is there a group of human beings so evil that they don’t deserve human rights? The International Red Cross [ICRC] does not think so.
Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, How We Learned Not To Care About America’s Wars
Autopilot Wars: Sixteen Years, But Who’s Counting?
Young Women from Mosul Describe Life Under Terror and ISIS
The actual testimonies of young women who wrote them in the English language: They are mothers, professionals, and students whose lives were severely disrupted.
Sami Rasouli | Iraq Report: The War Never Ended
War creates profound pain and intense agony and destroys the environment. My work with Muslim Peacemaker Teams is like a drop in the ocean, but we continue to maintain water filters and plant trees. Every green tree gives birth to life. By Sami Rasouli WAMM Newsletter Vol. 35, No. 5, 2017 Sami Rasouli, founder […]
Entire Families are Being Killed by U.S. Airstrikes in Raqqa, Syria
U.S. commander: “we shoot every boat we find.”
UK Column News | Syria, Facebook British Style (Video)
UK perspectrives on the US and Sytia, chemical weapons, Facebook and phychologiccal warfare through social media
Threats to World Peace and America’s Imperial Wars: Syria, Afghanistan, North Korea
MOAB, tomahawks and the threat of nuclear war
Chris Hedges, On Contact: The Uncivil War on Syria with Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton
Discussing the US role in the Syrian conflict.
International Journalism Prize Awarded by Mexico to John Pilger for Julian Assange Interview
It’s the world without sunlight, but I haven’t seen sunlight in so long, I don’t remember it.