New Internationalist

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Universalizing environmental and human rights

Doug Weir explains why these rights are especially important during times of armed conflict.

Filed in: Arms Conflict Environment Human Rights Military Nuclear Weapons Pollution War and Peace

To do and die, without asking why

History shows that militarism disproportionately impacts the poor. For the politicians it’s a game, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Arms Conflict Military Peace Violence War and Peace

Guns for hire: a return to the ‘Dogs of War’

To mark 65 years of fighting for justice, War on Want is calling for an end to the privatization of war. Ross Hemingway explains.

Filed in: Arms Military Terrorism War and Peace

The elephant in Paris – the military and greenhouse gas emissions

In the aftermath of the terrible killings in Paris, military responses are again taking central stage, writes Nick Buxton.

Filed in: Climate Change France Military

Rethinking what we mean by security

Andrew Smith considers the establishment meaning of the word relative to social wellbeing, peace and health.

Filed in: Arms Conflict Military Non-Violence Nuclear Weapons Peace Terrorism United Kingdom Violence War and Peace

War nerves

Daiva Repečkaitė reports on the rise of all things military in Lithuanian society.

Filed in: Lithuania Military Society

Flirting with the army, endangering peace

Using the military in political games could be catastrophic for Colombia’s peace process, says Leonardo Goi.

Filed in: Colombia Military Politics War and Peace

Step back from a dangerous path

Pakistan can’t afford to get involved in Saudi Arabia’s assault on Yemen rebels, argues Syed Hamad Ali.

Filed in: Conflict Military Pakistan Saudi Arabia Yemen

Challenging NATO’s militarism and the arms trade

Andrew Smith decries the close relationship between governments and arms manufacturers.

Filed in: Arms Military

Britain’s kids with guns

Should the British Army still enlist kids? asks Matteo Congregalli.

Filed in: Military United Kingdom

How many Palestinians will die in the search for missing Israeli youths?

Netanyahu is using the alleged kidnapping of three teenagers as a pretext for hammering the new unity government, says Ella David.

Filed in: Israel Military Palestine

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