The violence of Western governments, and the support given to reactionary regimes and movements, has fostered 'violent extremism' in the Middle East and beyond.
Review of 'The Jihadis Return: ISIS and the New Sunni Uprising' by Patrick Cockburn.
Military intervention in the absence of the conditions for resolving Iraq's political crisis could make an already nightmarish situation much, much worse.
As the US leads another coalition into another conflict in Iraq, where is the opposition? An interview with Richard Seymour.
From control over historical records to manipulation of social media, there are a myriad of ways that the state seeks to shape our attitudes to war.
Far from deep-green hippies, much of today's environmentalism was built by military and political elites who sought to control the planet, not save it.
When the media covers a paper mathematically modeling the relationship between war, space and the evolution of complex societies, much ideology is laid bare.
It is quite possible, and necessary, to oppose Assad and imperialism.
Parliament offered a welcome display of independence last week, but power to make war still lies with a murderous elite.
Foreign military intervention in Syria will have no unambiguous allies on the ground, as it did in Libya, and no well-defined territories to secure.