The new war in Iraq isn't really a war on ISIL or their barbaric methods. It's the third part of an ongoing War on Terror, to recapture what is left of the Middle East after two disastrous wars.
When Bowe Bergdahl was reported missing in Afghanistan on the morning of June 30, 2009, a crack formed in the U.S. narrative about the longest war in the nation's history.
May 19, 2014
Joe's Cafe [In Large North Hall]
1150 Commercial Dr. at William StVancouver , BC
Canada49° 16' 26.2632" N, 123° 4' 10.308" W
British Columbia CA
Please join MAWO for part two of this three-part seminar, where we will discuss the role of Canada in Afghanistan.
Heller's depiction of war -- grim and stark -- was fiction, though based on his own experience. Obama's wars, his drone strikes, his war on whistle-blowers, are all too real.
The long-awaited trial of Bradley Manning, the whistleblower and army private suspected of passing on classified material to Wikileaks, opened on Monday.
The documentary film Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield exposes the Obama administration's threatre of war and hears from people who live at the target end of U.S. foreign policy.
Sep 25, 2012 to Sep 26, 2012
Vari Hall 1152A, York University Toronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
This event will include speakers from the Justice for Mahjoub Network, academics contextualizing the legal and political context of the Canadian "war on terror" as well as Mr. Mahjoub himself.
The "war on terror," under Bush or Obama, has been a disaster all along. The complicity in torture is now haunting many Western democracies. Most importantly, it is a test about our humanity.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's protracted effort to fight extradition to Sweden suffered a body blow this week. Britain's Supreme Court upheld the arrest warrant, issued in December 2010.
The inconsistency at the core of U.S. foreign policy is that democracy can be delivered through the barrel of a gun, that terrorism can be fought by terrorizing a nation.