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War on Terror


British spooks’ role in torture and terror will remain secret

British spooks’ role in torture and terror will remain secret Declassified cables provide new details of the torture of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and Abu Zubaydah were subjected to by the CIA.

Muslims suffer at the hands of the Terrorism Act

Muslims suffer at the hands of the Terrorism Act A report by detainee rights group Cage exposes how the police and spooks use draconian terror laws to target Muslims at Britain’s borders, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Muslims face ‘structural Islamophobia’ under terror law border checks

Muslims face ‘structural Islamophobia’ under terror law border checks Hundreds of thousands of Muslims have been harassed at Britain’s border under a draconian terror law, according to a new report published on Wednesday.

Don’t send Julian Assange to the US – and don’t trivialise rape allegation

Don’t send Julian Assange to the US – and don’t trivialise rape allegation Julian Assange, who helped to expose Western war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq, faces extradition from Britain to face the wrath of the US state.

Nuclear-armed India and Pakistan close to war over Kashmir

Nuclear-armed India and Pakistan close to war over Kashmir India and Pakistan are once more on the brink of terrible conflict.

Pakistan elections - behind Imran Khan's populism lies more neoliberalism

Pakistan elections - behind Imran Khans populism lies more neoliberalism Imran Khan, the former Pakistani cricket star, declared victory in the country’s general election yesterday despite allegations of widespread fraud.

Darkness at the heart of the British state

03 July 2018
Revelations that the British state is complicit in torture destroy the lie that Britain is more “civilised” or progressive than other countries.

Reports show lies, kidnap and torture at the hands of the British state

28 June 2018
 The evidence—just a glimpse of the true situation—should shatter any talk of the superiority of “British values”.

Labour & the state’s war drive

21 April 2018
The establishment and the Labour right are most enraged by Jeremy Corbyn when he speaks against war, the links with the US and nuclear weapons. Nick Clark explains why

The history of foreign aid is steeped in imperialism

17 February 2018
Right wingers are using revelations about Oxfam in Haiti for their own ends.

Blood Money—the real cost of the Tories’ murderous arms deals

05 September 2017
Arms dealers, top ministers and government officials from across the world descend on east London for the DSEI arms fair next week

War without end in Afghanistan

26 August 2017
After sixteen years of occupation the US is preparing to send thousands more troops to Afghanistan. Nick Clark argues it could be the graveyard of empire

Anti-racist movement is new crisis for Trump

22 August 2017
Mass protests across the US have forced White House Republicans out the door, reports Alistair Farrow

SAS murders in Afghanistan are covered up at least twice

11 July 2017
Members of Britain’s Special Air Service (SAS) covered up evidence that they killed unarmed Afghan civilians in cold blood

Did the US use white phosphorus weapons in its attacks on Syria and Iraq?

13 June 2017
US-led forces stand accused of dropping horrific white phosphorus weapons in Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria.

More powers for the cops won’t make us more safe

06 June 2017
Theresa May has said that the Tories will bring in new terror legislation.

Stop Britain’s wars to end terror, says Corbyn—while May offers only repression

30 May 2017
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is expected to make a bold move today, Friday, by linking Britain's involvement in military interventions overseas and terror attacks at home.

Massacres made by the West

30 May 2017
Two massacres of civilians, including children, each on a greater scale than the Manchester bombing took place last week—and the West was directly involved in both.

Spooks, torture, oil and war—how the British state brought terror to Libya

30 May 2017
The British state has a long history of interfering in the Middle East

Blame the system that creates terrorism

30 May 2017
Terrorist attacks are often a brutal response to a brutal world, explains Simon Basketter—and the only way to end the violence is to transform the society that breeds it

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