civil war Archive

Syria: Starving the people to win the war

Nobody should doubt the tactics that the Syrian regime and its allies will countenance in order to win this war. The horror of Madaya

No difference between Muslims and no-Muslim violence level

Contrary to what is alleged by bigots like Bill Maher, Muslims are not more violent than people of other religions. Murder rates in most

Yemen for dummies

Yemen is in the grip of its most severe crisis in years, as competing forces fight for control of the country. Impoverished but strategically

Thousands sign petition for secession in Texas

By Amanda Holpuch Texas Nationalists say secession is possible as 77,000 sign petition, despite governor Rick Perry backing the union. Less than a week after Barack

Ethiopian tribes pay the high price for rapid development

A drive to become a world leading sugar producer threatens the livelihoods of thousands of people in rural areas. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Lower Omo