Posts Tagged: Military Intervention
Washington's support for Yemen's former dictatorship — and of Saudi efforts to sideline the country's nonviolent pro-democracy movement — helped create the current crisis.
The Yemen war is a variation on an old theme, where despotic regimes in the Middle East call on the United States to do their dirty work.
The Saudi intervention in Yemen perpetuates the lawlessness of the so-called "War on Terror."
Foreign policy hawks are aflutter about "American retreat," yet they're the ones stonewalling on sending U.S. representatives to global institutions.
The Obama administration wants a rubber stamp on its unwise, unlimited, and unauthorized new war in the Middle East. It shouldn't get it.
There's no better time for Sunni and Shia to sit down together and address not just ISIS but the injustice, intolerance, and inequality that birthed it.
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.
There's no purely military solution to the insurgency raging across northeastern Nigeria.
2015 could yet see some significant developments—at least on issues where the White House and GOP are aligned.
A former Syrian Kurdish MP is hunger striking in Washington for action in Kobane.