Sec. State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at ISSG Meetings in Munich. Feb. 11, 2016 (by Dept of State)
12 Feb 2016

ISSG Negotiating Cessation of Hostilities, Saudi & British Troops Near Syrian Border

Next Cold War Roundup 2/12/16. The Syrian war continues to become more complicated and escalates. The International Syria Support Group in Munich agreed to form a task force with dual goals of cessation of hostilities and humanitarian aid to besieged towns.  At the same time NATO defense ministers are meeting

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File: An empty prison cell surrounded by bars in historic Robben Island prison, South Africa. (Flickr / Michael Coghlan)
31 Dec 2015

Every Four Days Someone In A UK Prison Takes Their Own Life

The latest figures, released by Inquest, reveal there have been 229 deaths in British prisons since the beginning of 2015.

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Don't Bomb Syria Protest London Sit In Stop The War Campaign UK (D B Young on Flickr)
03 Dec 2015

UK Goes To War In Syria, US Sends More Troops To Iraq

While Western powers posture about values like “democracy,” keep in mind this amazing level of dishonesty and hypocrisy as we sink deeper into the quagmire.

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Mock police crime scene tape reads "Warning: Arms Trade At Work, This Is Not OK" at a protest against the DSEI weapons conference in  London on September 8, 2013. (Flickr / cs2002)
19 Sep 2015

US And UK Arm Child Soldiers At World’s Largest Arms Fair In London

Against the objections of the United Nations, this week the United States and the United Kingdom together helped arm the world’s child soldiers.

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