Category: International

Afghan civilian death toll rises

Coalition air strikes kill 76 Afghan civilians: interior ministry KABUL (AFP) — A US-led coalition military operation in western Afghanistan on Friday killed 76 civilians, including 50 children and 19 women, the Afghan interior ministry said. The coalition confirmed it…

War in the Caucasus

Ossetian women and children escaping from South Ossetian capital Tskhinvali under the heavy fire of Georgian army War in the Caucasus: Towards a Broader Russia-US Military Confrontation? by Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, March 10, 2008 During the night of August…

The People v. The Bomb

In a World Opinion Forum TV, DVD and Google Video special from the United Nations, Kevin Sanders reports on world reaction to the failure of the last Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), described as the most important…

Hiroshima Day Peace Declaration

Another August 6, and the horrors of 63 years ago arise undiminished in the minds of our hibakusha, whose average age now exceeds 75. “Water, please!” “Help me!””Mommy!” ― On this day, we, too, etch in our hearts the voices,…

Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Endangered

Nuking the Treaty Iran is the least of the world’s offenders against non-proliferation. By George Monbiot. Published in the Guardian 28th July 2008 What is the Iranian government up to? For once the imperial coalition, overstretched in Iraq and unpopular…

Iran: US prepares for War

Preparing the Battlefield The Bush Administration steps up its secret moves against Iran. by Seymour M. Hersh The New Yorker July 7, 2008 Late last year, Congress agreed to a request from President Bush to fund a major escalation of…