Issues / War & Peace
Apparently, the Islamic State seeks to execute pilots as retaliation for their bombing missions.
In films like American Sniper and The Interview, Americans are the heroes and "furriners" are the targets: an undifferentiated group of people so alien that they're practically subhuman.
A long-term alternative to war can only be built by popular movements in Iraq and Syria. These movements still matter, and they deserve our solidarity — not our bombs.
By burning alive Jordanian fighter pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh, the Islamic State reinforced an apparent commitment to behave like a terrorist organization, not a state.
The Chief of Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces, General Viktor Muzhenko stated that the only Russian citizens fighting in the contested region are residents of that region or Ukraine and some Russian citizens.
Benjamin Netanyahu: the Israeli Prime Minister who made it okay for the United States to defy Israel’s wishes.
"American Sniper" is well acted, slickly produced, and occasionally gripping. It's also war propaganda.
Congressional hawks are putting on a show in Washington, and they've invited the Israeli prime minister to guest star. Who else might fit the bill?
Ideological affinity makes it difficult for Saudi Arabia to distance itself from the Islamic State.
How one Korean-American woman got tangled up with the South Korean security state after a life-changing visit to the North.