HOW THE U.S. MILITARY SPAWNS MASSACRES AND DAILY ACTS OF DEPRAVITY

‘Are our soldiers seeing too much combat?’ as one retired military general asked after the most recent Afghan massacre of 16 civilians. How much combat – organized and spontaneous killing, destruction – is too much? Enough so that US killing in Afghanistan is just short of being caught massacring civilians? Enough so that anyone any […]

Libya and the Masculinity of War: Whose Victory?

Libyan rebels have established their National Transitional Council.  Without women.  No surprise considering the parades of victorious men driven by the blinding macho of their rebellion against Gadhafi who continue to shoot off their guns in celebration. The rebels make their victory indistinguishable from their fighting. With significant proportion of arms  from NATO forces who […]

Libyan Liberation – Is there Another Way?

  By Kathleen Barry With its call for regime change even before the Libyans began to rebel, American hypocrisy has been looming large over the U.S. war with Libya.  UN resolution 1973 was its pretext, humanitarian intervention its justification.  No doubt, humanitarian intervention is urgently needed in Libya.  But, when the U.S. acts as the […]