War


Anti-imperialism: what’s in a name?

18 January 2008 Anti-war activists have not always embraced the rhetoric of anti-imperialism. Richard Phillips examines the many meanings of that slippery term and asks whether it is still relevant in describing today's unequal and often violent world

Rapture-ready?

1 March 2007 Dear Auntie, I keep having dreams about impending nuclear holocaust. I know Hull would be an unlikely first strike target, but who knows which way the fallout might drift? Now I've just read on a US religious website that nuclear war in the Middle East is foretold in the bible. Should I be worried? Shaky Steve, Hull

Nukes for all

1 November 2006 Is the world on the brink of a new nuclear arms race, with North Korea's atomic bomb test marking the end of non-proliferation? John Gittings reports

Silence of the hawks

1 February 2004 Nigel Chamberlain and Ian Davis decry the absence of debate over the government's decision to sign Britain up to George W Bush's missile defence programme

Who rules space, rules earth

1 February 2004 Dave Webb explains the rationale of star wars.

Space cowboys

1 February 2004 If the missile defence programme goes to plan, the US will be free to act wherever and whenever it wants, writes Paul Rogers

Warming up for a new arms race

1 February 2004 Nicola Butler launches Red Pepper's focus on the "special military relationship" by spelling out the significance of the highly sexed-down and soon to be renewed Mutual Defence Agreement

Keeping alive this historic opportunity for peace

1 January 2004 The protests against the Bush state visit proved the anti-war movement is still massively popular and that the tactics and identity of those involved are as diverse as ever. Here, Red Pepper prints a selection of the views of those who demonstrated in November 2003.

What now for Stop the War?

1 November 2003 On a busy Saturday afternoon in September in the small town of Carmarthen, West Wales, Dyfed Powys police were alerted to a suspicious looking package in a shop doorway. They quickly called in the bomb squad, who evacuated a part of the town centre for four hours to carry out a controlled explosion.

British State Terror

1 July 2003 The idea that Britain promotes terrorism would be an oxymoron in the mainstream political culture. Yet state-sponsored terrorism is responsible for more deaths in more countries than the "private" terrorism practised by groups like al-Qaeda.



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