New Internationalist

War

Page 7 of 10

Gaza: ‘Operation Short Memory’

Israeli writer Uri Avnery tells Gush-Shalom why he thinks Operation Cloud Pillar will achieve nothing but devastation.

Filed in: Conflict Israel Palestine Politics Violence War and Peace

The rise of Jihadism in Syria

Paul Rogers says the growing influence of home-grown and foreign fundamentalists makes a negotiated settlement even more urgent.

Filed in: Conflict Syria

Why do some conflicts get more media coverage than others?

Nick Harvey considers the role – and the agenda – of the global media in making the news.

Filed in: Africa Conflict Congo Congo, Democratic Republic of Côte d'Ivoire Media Race Society Violence War and Peace

Remembering the humanitarians

Ashley Jackson explains how the agendas of Western governments have turned relief work into a lethal occupation.

Filed in: Conflict Development Development (Aid)

Why I attempted to arrest Tony Blair last week

Tom Grundy on his audacious attempt to bring to justice a man who’s arguably liable for mass civilian casualties in Iraq.

Filed in: Conflict Iraq Politics United Kingdom

  • June 19, 2012
  • 16

Why American Jews are falling out of love with Israel

Outspoken scholar Norman Finkelstein speaks to Hazel Healy about his latest book Knowing Too Much.

Filed in: Conflict Israel Palestine United States

Sierra Leone beyond Charles Taylor

As the world hails the ex-Liberian President’s 50-year sentence for civil war atrocities, Sabrina Mahtani hopes the judgment will not detract from the root causes of the conflict.

Filed in: Conflict Human Rights Law Sierra Leone

First Madeleine Albright, now Prince Harry: the strange world of humanitarian awards

Felicity Arbuthnot wonders how the Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership award can be given to someone involved in the war in Afghanistan.

Filed in: Afghanistan Conflict Iraq United Kingdom United States

Madeleine Albright to receive America’s highest honour

The former US Secretary of State is to be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to the horror of Felicity Arbuthnot.

Filed in: Conflict United States

Eritrea's wretched independence

The country’s 30-year war with Ethiopia has been followed by 21 years of repression, says Saleh ‘Gadi’ Johar.

Filed in: Conflict Democracy Eritrea

Eurovision re-opens old wounds in the Caucasus

Azerbaijan’s hosting of the event on 26 May has caused tensions in the region as Armenia pulls out.

Filed in: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict Music

Didn't find it?