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Foreign Policy

Pouring more fuel on the fire

The case against airstrikes on Syria


Patrick Cockburn, The Jihadis Return: ISIS and the New Sunni Uprising

OR Books, 2014; 150pp; £9. Purchase online here: http://www.orbooks.com/catalog/jihadis-return/


Jeremy Scahill, Dirty Wars: The World as a Battlefield

Serpent's Tail, 2013; 688pp; £15.99


Don't arrack Syria

New CIA files show US supported Iraqi chemical warfare against Iran


The violence of empire

Behind the scenes of a historic victory for Kenyan torture victims


Obama's Honduran war

Why is the US arming and supporting a violent military regime against its own people?



Western powers wanted 'leadership change, regime stabilisation' in Libya


Afghanistan: truth from the embers

A call for all anti-war activists to expose three lies about the Afghan war


Noam Chomsky, 9/11; Noam Chomsky, Power and Terror: Conflict, Hegemony and the Rule of Force; Lois Meyer and Benjamin Maldonado Alvarado eds, New World of Indigenous Resistance

9/11 (Seven Stories Press 2011, rev. ed. 176pp, £8.99); Power and Terror: Conflict, Hegemony and the Rule of Force (Pluto 2011, rev. ed., 224pp, £12.99); New World of Indigenous Resistance: Noam Chomsky and voices from North, South and Central America (City Lights Books 2010, 416pp, £17.99)


Friends and foes

Laurens Otter, Wellington 

On of the most recent of his Radio Four series on Russia (“The Wild East”) Martin Sixsmith quite casually mentioned that in May 1945, Churchill had floated plans for invading Russia.