Posts tagged with ‘North Korea’

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Nuclear weapons as instruments of peace?

by FG

Nuclear weapons as instruments of peace? Richard Falk A few days ago I was a participant in a well-attended academic panel on “the decline of violence and warfare” at the annual meeting of the International Studies Association held this year in San Diego, California. The two-part panel featured appraisal of the common argument of two […]

Profit Driven Prison Industrial Complex – The Economics of Incarceration in the USA

by FG

Profit Driven Prison Industrial Complex – The Economics of Incarceration in the USA Nile Bowie Profit Driven Prison Industrial Complex: The Economics of Incarceration in the USA. For every 100,000 Americans, 743 citizens sit behind bars For anyone paying attention, there is no shortage of issues that fundamentally challenge the underpinning moral infrastructure of American […]

Israelis Should be Afraid of Their Leaders, not Iran

by FG

Israelis Should be Afraid of Their Leaders, not Iran Gideon Levy For far too long now Israel has been headed by heroes, the kind who don’t hesitate to take the country on yet another dangerous, purposeless adventure. We must tell them now, loudly: We are a-f-r-ai-d. February 07, 2012 “Haaretz” – – Some of the […]

IRAN: DRUMS OF WAR BEATING LOUDER: U.S. Mounts Further Military Build-Up in Persian Gulf

by FG

IRAN: DRUMS OF WAR BEATING LOUDER: U.S. Mounts Further Military Build-Up in Persian Gulf Ben Schreiner With the drums of war beating ever louder against Iran, the U.S. military has quickly moved to reestablish a war footing in the Persian Gulf.  The preparations for a looming military confrontation thus continue apace. According to the Washington […]

The CIA’s secret history of psychological torture

by FG

The CIA’s secret history of psychological torture Throughout the Cold War, the agency outsourced abuse to other nations. Will Obama put us back on this path? Alfred W. McCoy If, like me, you’ve been following America’s torture policies not just for the last few years but for decades, you can’t help but experience that eerie […]

Stop Warmongering in the Middle East

by FG

Stop Warmongering in the Middle East Richard Falk The public discussion in the West addressing Iran’s nuclear program has mainly relied on threat diplomacy, articulated most clearly by Israeli officials, but enjoying the strong direct and indirect backing of Washington and leading Gulf states.  Israel has also engaged in covert warfare against Iran in recent […]

How to Start a War: The American Use of War Pretext Incidents

by FG

How to Start a War: The American Use of War Pretext Incidents. Richard Sanders The following article by Richard Sanders published in May 2002, prior to the onslaught of the Iraq war, carefully documents the History of War Pretext Incidents. This historical  review raises an important issue: Is the Pentagon seeking to trigger military confrontation in […]

From Cyber Warfare to Cyber Resistance: A Check on Israel?

by soraya

 From Cyber Warfare to Cyber Resistance:  A Check on Israel? Dr Rachael Rudolph Instruments of warfare have evolved.  Gone are the days of battle-axes, machetes, swords, and men charging in strategic formation or lying in trenches awaiting their foe.  Instead, guns, bombs, chemical and biological agents, unmanned aircraft and assault vehicles are used as instruments […]