Treason of the hawks

 “Treason of the Hawks” by Stephen Walt In Every War Must End, his classic study of war termination, Fred Iklé coined the term “treason of the hawks” to describe those tragic situations where hardliners stubbornly refuse to make peace and...

Final report

A heartbreaking extract from the: Final Report Independent fact-finding mission into violations of human rights in the Gaza Strip during the period 27.12.2008 – 18.01.2009  For full report,click ‘links’ tab on mainmenu “In the name of Allah, the...

A new Afghan nightmare

A new Afghan nightmare Ramzy Baroud When US envoy to Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke met with Afghanistan’s “democratically” installed President Hamid Karzai in Kabul on Feb. 14, he may have just learned of the historic significance of the following...

Obamas afpak war engulfs pakistans swat valley

Obama’s AfPak war engulfs Pakistan’s Swat ValleyBy James Cogan   A humanitarian catastrophe is taking place in areas of Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province (NWFP), as a result of the Obama administration’s expansion of the occupation of Afghanistan into the...