Category: Analysis

Ukraine Crisis Should Have Been Avoided

Cuban Missile Crisis

An avoidable crisis that was predictable, actually predicted, willfully precipitated, but easily resolved by the application of common sense, writes Jack Matlock, the last U.S. ambassador to the U.S.S.R.

Cry ‘Havoc!’ — Unleash the Dogs of War

Warmongering is always disgusting, writes Craig Murray. But especially so when it’s done by the same powers that have abandoned an entirely sensible framework for peace in Ukraine that they themselves initiated.

How the Establishment Functions

Just as Jimmy Savile was to be protected over actual sex crime, Keir Starmer knew that Julian Assange was to be persecuted over fake sex crime, writes Craig Murray.

The Endless Failure of the Syrian War

Ten years after 9/11 the U.S. and Middle East allies weaponized jihadist groups in Syria, writes Andrew Hammond, and the result was an utter disaster. But don’t expect any self-reflection from the cheerleaders.

Military Industry Healthier Than Ever

Sadly, but all too predictably, Biden’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops and contractors from Afghanistan hasn’t generated even the slightest peace dividend, writes William D. Hartung.