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Two Children Killed in Afghanistan by NATO Forces
Originally Posted: 03/04/2013 - 7:52am | Type: Blog

THIS JUST IN — horrific news from our friends in Kabul. Over the weekend two kids, age 7 and 8, were killed by NATO forces while herding cattle in the Uruzgan Province in Afghanistan. ...

Tensions Between Turkey and Syria Grow
Originally Posted: 06/26/2012 - 10:13am | Type: Blog

The Economist reports on the growing tensions in the Middle East following the shooting down of a Turkish plane by Syrian forces. The Economist reports on the growing tens ...

We Are Unstoppable! Another World Is Possible!
Originally Posted: 05/31/2012 - 11:46am | Type: Blog

Christopher Sofolo reflects on the NATO demonstrations in Chicago earlier this month: "Amidst a swirl of percussion the crowd was chanting: 'We are unstoppable! Another world is possible!'" ...

War at What Cost? A Veteran Perspective
Originally Posted: 05/23/2012 - 10:08am | Type: Blog

This unfathomable amount of money was approved by the House of Representatives in the National Defense Authorization Act. These funds will serve to bring suffering and pain to innocent people, further militari ...

VIDEO: Images from NATO Protests in Chicago
Originally Posted: 05/21/2012 - 10:11am | Type: Blog

From the Chicago Sun-Times: Several thousand protesters spent five hours peacefully chanting, singing and marching against war. At the end, nearly 40 young veterans dramatically took their military medals and ...

Human Rights Watch Slams NATO for Civilian Deaths in Libya
Originally Posted: 05/14/2012 - 11:54am | Type: Blog

For Reuters, Sebastian Moffett reports on a new Human Rights Watch report. For  Reuters ,  Sebastian Moffett  reports on a new Human Rights Watch report: "In a r ...

The Lesson of History
Originally Posted: 04/18/2012 - 1:08pm | Type: Blog

The analogy with Tet is not exact, but the lesson from history is worth heeding. An indigenous insurgency, with safe haven in another country, fighting an occupation force and a government it has installed, wi ...

Quran Burning at U.S.-run Military Base: 'Tailor-made' for Taliban
Originally Posted: 02/29/2012 - 6:35am | Type: Blog

The Taliban is attempting to capitalize on the outbreak of violence that followed the inadvertent burning of a Quran by NATO troops by characterizing the war as a conflict between infidels and Islam, analysts ...

Conduct Unbecoming
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Military role in Kosovo 'ineffective and unethical.' A tall, ramrod straight comba ...

East Timor
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 11:13am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis A clear moral test Once again this fall, as in Kosovo last spring, the world was confronted with g ...

Adding Fuel to the Fire
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Gerald Shenk The crisis in Kosovo The U.S.-led NATO intervention in the Balkans seems to have provoked the hum ...