Saturday, March 28, 2015

War / Terror News

War and terrorism news. Daily War and terrorism news from around the globe.

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When questioned by Democracy Now! host and executive producer Amy Goodman, former CIA Director Peter Goss said the bipartisan Senate Committee Report on the...

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Human toll included high levels of displacement, driven by Israel's 50-day military assault on Gaza last summer Sarah Lazare Palestinians suffered a dramatic increase in fatalities...

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The US Government has revealed that the number of detainees it expects to be given a trial at Guantanamo has fallen to a new...

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Fast-moving developments in recent days reveal that Yemen appears closer to collapsing into a total failed state.  Meanwhile the headlines have started to lump...

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What price would you pay not to kill another human being? At what point would you commit the offenses allegedly perpetrated by Sgt. Bowe...

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Alon Ben-Meir Those of us who regularly observe and try to make sense of the madness sweeping the Middle East often find ourselves, perhaps out...

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I suspect the word “occupation” – even the more precise “belligerent occupation” – fails to convey to most people the reality of daily horrors...

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BBC Director-General Lord Hall has admitted that reporting on the Israel-Palestine conflict is “tough,” but insists the corporation aims to be balanced in its...

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Paul Craig Roberts RINF Alternative News Andrew Cockburn has written a must-read book. The title is Kill Chain: The Rise Of The High-Tech Assassins. The title...

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LEO GERARD Shock and awe describes the budgets issued last week by Republicans in the House and Senate. The shock is that the GOP never...

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Politicians can't be 'held to everything they say during a campaign,' argued McCain Sarah Lazare In an interview with CNN on Sunday, Arizona Senator John McCain...

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Binyamin Netanyahu is probably the most deficient prime minister in Israel’s history. His blunders and vices have been laid bare in great abundance during...

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Last week my husband and I went to a meeting of the student union at UBC to display the Independent Jewish Voices - Vancouver...

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In a short-lived but well-crafted move aimed at hyping President Obama’s credentials as a reasonable and democratic warmaker in mid-February the president submitted a...

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U.S.-trained and armed Iraqi military units, the key to the American strategy against ISIS, are under investigation for committing some of the same atrocities...

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A few weeks before Benjamin Netanyahu's delivered his controversial address to Congress, the Jerusalem Post reported that the Israeli Prime Minister was considering a campaign...

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Ryan Alexander Say you really want a sports car, a vacation, a big new house, or some other fancy thing you can’t really afford. You...

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Unveiling “Operation Inherent Resolve” against the Islamic State back in September, President Obama made it clear that his principal strategy would be the same...

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The US is exceptional ... when it comes to war profiteering. Ever since the Supreme Court said that defense contractors can buy off politicians left...

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Top NATO commander General Philip Breedlove has raised hackles in Germany with his public statements about the Ukraine crisis. US President Obama supports Chancellor Merkel’s...

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New study finds booming business driven by 'an escalation of regional tensions in the Middle East and Asia Pacific' Sarah Lazare U.S. weapons manufacturers lead the...

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Question: when President Obama's issues orders to launch Predator or Reaper drones in Pakistan, Somalia or Yemen, which then take a terrible toll on...

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The Israeli foreign minister and head of the right-wing Yisrael Beiteinu party Avigdor Lieberman suggested during a campaign event that Arab citizens of Israel,...

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A central myth is that Washington now arms ‘moderate Syrian rebels’, to both overthrow the Syrian Government and supposedly defeat the ‘extremist rebels’. This...

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Less than 24 hours after Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu gave his speech to Congress warning of the threat posed by Iran, the Israeli navy...

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As plans are formulated to put UK troops under American command, a former army colonel-turned-Tory MP has said he may quit over defense budget...

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Everything you need to know about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress Tuesday was the presence in the visitor’s gallery of one...

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Abdelhakim Belhadj has reportedly joined forces with the Islamic State, according to the journalist Sara Carter. Belhadj is a former al-Qaeda operative who was...

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As well as killing more than 2,200 Palestinians and causing huge economic and environmental damage, the Israeli military left messages on the walls of...

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A leaked video shot in December purportedly shows IDF soldiers setting dogs on a Palestinian teenager. The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the...

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The West is at war with Muslim terrorists, not Muslims, let alone Islam. That has been the mantra of the states waging war on...

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President Barack Obama once again has made it plain that he intends to close Guantanamo. Those who doubted his previous promises on immigrant rights...

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Guess what? Almost all the current wars, uprisings, and other conflicts in the Middle East are connected by a single thread, which is also...

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The best chance to ensure that Iran’s nuclear program remains peaceful is imperiled because of mistaken notions about what real alternatives the West has. There...

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Robert Parry A senior Ukrainian official is urging the West to risk a nuclear conflagration in support of a “full-scale war” with Russia that he...

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Less than a month after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's 2012 warning to the UN General Assembly that Iran was 70 per cent of the...

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The Pakistan Army is once again cooperating with the US on drone strikes, a renowned expert on the country’s military tells the Bureau in...

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Germany is unable to stop arms shipments to Ukraine, including from the US and Canada, Karl-Georg Wellmann, a member of the Christian Democratic Union...

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More than 13 years since the U.S.-led invasion, the war in Afghanistan continues to bring death and horror to civilians, who face record casualties...

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Crofton Black, The Bureau Investigates Reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license The US Senate Committee on Intelligence has issued a significant correction to its summary...

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Is there any way that sending arms to the Ukrainian military doesn’t escalate regional hostilities? Who cares! It makes warmongers ‘feel better’ Secretary of State John...

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The 1960s—that extraordinary decade—is celebrating its 50th birthday one year at a time. Happy birthday, 1965!  How, though, do you commemorate the Vietnam War,...

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Jack Serle A US drone strike which killed a senior al Shabaab leader in Somalia last Saturday appears to have been part of a change of...

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Well, it’s one, two, three, look at that amputee, At least it’s below the knee, Could have been worse, you see. Well, it’s true your kids look...

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Israel has called for the termination of a UN inquiry into its summer 2014 war on Gaza, in the wake of the resignation of...

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With the drawdown nearly complete - less than 12,000 American troops are left in Afghanistan - the US military classified large amounts of key...

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Jack Serle At least 2,464 people have now been killed by US drone strikes outside the country’s declared war zones since President Barack Obama’s inauguration...

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GARETH PORTER Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu’s acceptance of an invitation to speak to the US Congress on 3 March, two weeks before the Israeli...

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With Israel’s campaign season in full swing, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will add a new stop to his campaign trail. At U.S. House Speaker...

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Activists from the antiwar group CodePink attempted to perform a citizen’s arrest on former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger when he testified on global...

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Norman Pollack  RINF Alternative News One need not go back to Greek mythology to see the obvious parallels. Both leaders share an identity as war criminals,...

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It was launched immediately after the 9/11 attacks, when I was still in the military, and almost immediately became known as the Global War...

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Torture supporters outnumbered opponents 2-to-1 on major news shows. When the Senate released its shocking report on CIA torture late last year, it renewed a debate from...

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Throughout this conflict every once in a while Ukrainian government officials have come clean about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. To the chagrin of the...

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With a majority of the victims children, unexploded ordnances in war-torn Afghanistan are claiming more than one life every single day Jon Queally As seen in...

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