Vashna Jagarnath, The uncelebrated feast

Esperanda Spalding, We are America. Guantanamo Bay protest

Percy Zvomuya, The Day Zuma lost control of the party

Fake sign language person at Mandela memorial may have read the meaning of proceedings best, by Richard Poplak

Barack Obama tribute to Nelson Mandela

Le Monde diplomatique on Louisiana’s profitable prisons

Le Monde diplomatique on implications of US/ Iran’s thaw in relations

US continued penalisation of Cuba under Obama

US drone attacks met with little world concern

US use of drones as preferred mode of attack, contravenes international law

Noam Chomsky, The Obama doctrine

Charles Pierson, US to drone victims-shut up!

US to Drone Victims: Shut Up

Danny Postel, Mission accomplished? Syria, anti-war movement and spirt of internationalism

Having stopped a US attack on Syria what is to be done about the Syrian government’s war against its people, this article asks?

Dave Lindorf, Obamas grotesque hypocrisy over cluster bombs

Obama’s Grotesque Hypocrisy Over Cluster Munitions

Iara Lee, Accidental diplomacy in the devils’ playground

UN reports that chemical weapons were used in Syria

While the Syrian government had the capacity to launch the chemical weapons were there no other parties capable of such an attack?

Putin warns US not to attack

Whether one approves or disapproves of Putin as a politician, he has handled the US threat of strikes according to the norms of international law

Noam Chomsky, Instead of ‘illegal’ threat to Syria US should back Chemical weapons ban in all states

Raymond Suttner, Let us hope the US strike against Syria is no more

If a regional war through US strikes against Syria is averted, paradoxically, it will not be because of restraint on the side of the US, Continue reading

Andrew Bacevich, Drama from Obama -debate in Congress over US military strike in Syria