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Reactions to Blinken’s ‘We are the World’ Speech

One cannot help but wonder if the desire to ‘bring Russia to its knees’ via Ukraine has anything to do with long-term plans to start a war with…

Putin or Biden? Who is responsible for rising food prices?

While world ‘leaders’ continue shopping for the next war and increasing sanctions, nine million people starve to death every year. Photo: This combination of file photos shows Joe…

Update: Baby Formula Crisis: A Snapshot of a Malfunctioning System

Perhaps it is truly time for governments to stop shopping for wars in foreign lands and get back to doing what they are paid to do: governing. Since…

US: Second-hand arms sales put the world at risk

The US uses sales of second-hand arms as bait to expand its influence, but there has always been the risk of selling even-outdated arms to future enemies. Photo:…

Conflict and food security: The New and Old Faces of Hunger

“When war is waged, people go hungry.” Secretary-General António Guterres. It is surely time to stop both of these things. Photo: Woman and her daughter visit food bank…

The Pesky Twists and Turns of Proxy Wars

War is always hell, but even more so if you are ‘in charge’ of moving a multitude of chess pieces, all designed to work in your favour. by…

Report: Optics of Pentagon’s Deadly Syrian Airstrike ‘Disappointing’

The inquiry concludes ‘that most of the people killed,’ in the airstrike, including women and children, were ‘probably Islamic State fighters.’ Photo: People fleeing in Baghuz, Syria, in…

Arrogance is the biggest barrier to peace in Ukraine

‘Success is often the necessary precursor to failure. America still has the best military but tends to field bad strategies that morph over time into political disasters’ Photo:…

Our Violence Begets Violence

“Put your sword back in its place,” Jesus said to him, “for all who draw the sword will die by the sword.” By James Porteous Photo: ©UNICEF/ Almahbashi….

UPDATE: Why We All Should Mark the Passing of Shireen Abu Akleh

The murder of Shireen Abu Akleh is a horrid, despicable snapshot of the relentless, manufactured violence that has become part of our daily lives. By James Porteous UPDATE:…

At War: US Passes Additional $40 Billion in Ukraine Aid

For a perspective, the entire Russian military budget for 2022 is thought to be $65.9USD Photo: Military aid, delivered as part of the United States’ security assistance to…

Where are NATO aircraft operating in Eastern Europe?

NATO says about 30 allied aircraft are in the air at any one time along the alliance’s eastern flank as the war in Ukraine continues. Photo: UK Typhoons…

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