The Syrian conflict is horribly visible and somehow tragically invisible. Continue reading Syria – A failure that shames us all
Ratko Mladic is guilty. But what about all the others who were involved? Continue reading The Bosnian War: Complicity and denial
The war in Syria has cost the lives of more than 470,000 people and displaced nearly half the country’s population. Syria’s leader, Bashar al-Assad, is a tyrant and a liar. Continue reading Liar, liar, liar!
One hundred years ago, the British poet Siegfried Sassoon published “The Redeemer”, written during the First World War. The poem is starkly relevant today. Continue reading No redemption for warmongers
Seventy years after the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, there is to be a concerted move to ban nuclear weapons permanently. Tackling poverty and climate change stay top of the global agenda, but burying the spectre of nuclear war is win-win for all. Continue reading New Year’s revolution: A nuclear free world
Courtesy of BBC News Middle East, Michael Stephens, director of the Royal United Services Institute in Qatar, has responded to my recent question about who funds Islamic State (IS) extremists in Iraq and Syria. He paints a sinister picture. Continue reading Big money makes the war go around