We live in a state of perpetual war—and we never feel it.
Evidence shows the deadly poison could have come from the bombing of an ammunition depot, not from a nerve gas attack.
If the word "terrorism" has any meaning, it applies to the U.S. bombings in Laos during the Vietnam War, says Truthdig's editor in chief.
In this era, everything that further militarizes American foreign policy, puts the national security state in command and assures the continued demobilization of a scared and rattled citizenry creates yet more uprooted souls, more children without childhoods, more refugees.
'Big Stink, Necessary Evil': A Poem That Will Change Your Perspective on the Atomic Bombings (Audio)
Jill McDonough’s poem on the planes that followed and photographed the atomic bombs the U.S. dropped in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan during World War II is a harrowing depiction of the justifications that follow mass destruction.
When you do something again and again only to see indifferent or even negative results, you wouldn’t be surprised if a neutral observer questioned your sanity. Yet few Americans question the sanity or cult-like behavior of American presidents as they continue to seek solutions to complex issues by bombing Iraq (as well as numerous other countries across the globe).
If your phone or tablet won't turn on at certain airport security checks, you may have to abandon your device overseas.
Civilian deaths due to improvised explosive devices have increased by 70 percent over the past three years, with more than 53,000 people killed or injured globally between 2011 and 2013.
A string of bomb attacks has hit mainly Shiite neighborhoods of the Iraqi capital, killing at least 40 people during celebrations marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the BBC reports.