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White Phosphorus

How the US Is Bullying El Salvador Into Using Monsanto's GMO Seeds

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics
Jeff Ritterman, MD

Our government is missing the chance to correct past mistakes and to partner with the Salvadoran people as they journey toward a just and peaceful society. The American people can do better.

Cosmetic Surgery

Robert Koehler | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics
Robert Koehler

The unforgivable sin of the Post's pro-war blather about our vital interests -- democratic values be damned -- is the utter dismissal of the harm we inflicted on Fallujah, Ramadi and all of Iraq in pursuit of them, and the smug acknowledgement only of American loss and "sacrifice."

Stopping a War Before It Starts

Robert Koehler | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Who's up for stopping a war? This is the time, as the next war strains to be born, amid the same old lies as last time, amid the same urgency and ps...

IsraelI Army To End Use Of Hugely Controversial Weapon

AP | Posted 04.25.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's army says it will soon halt its use of white phosphorous shells after years of international criticism for using the incendiary ...

Goliath's Vulnerability Is the Truth

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

The desperation of our military efforts is showing around the edges of the carnage and tragedy.

Afghan Taliban Suspected Of Using White Phosphorous Illegally

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — The U.S. accused Afghan militants Monday of using white phosphorus as a weapon in "reprehensible" attacks on U.S. forces and in civilian...

Israel Probe Finds No War Crimes Committed In Gaza

Jerusalem Post | Yaakov Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The IDF operated in the Gaza Strip in accordance with international law and succeeded in maintaining a high level of professionalism and morals even t...

Israel: White Phosphorus Use Evidence of War Crimes (VIDEO)

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

Indiscriminate Attacks Caused Needless Civilian Suffering (Jerusalem) - Israel's repeated firing of white phosphorus shells over densely populated ar...

White Phosphorous Shells Used In Gaza Made In U.S.: Amnesty International

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

White phosphorus bombs used by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip were produced and supplied by American arms manufacturers, according to an Amnesty Int...

Amnesty Urges Israel Arms Embargo

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Amnesty International, the human rights group, has called for a global arms embargo on Israel over its conduct during the war on Gaza....

War Crimes Accusations Mount Against Israel (SLIDESHOW: GRAPHIC)

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebecca Shapiro

While those living in Gaza attempt to return to daily life, the international community struggles to understand the 21-day war between Israel and Hama...

Controversial Phosphorus Bombs Used In Gaza, Reports Doctors

Guardian.co.uk | Richard Norton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Video showing injuries consistent with the use of white phosphorus shells has been filmed inside hospitals treating Palestinian wounded in Gaza City. ...

Evidence Grows That Israel is Using White Phosphorus in Gaza

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Greg Mitchell

Today, at least two UN officials have flatly declared that three or more white phosphorous shells were part of the attack today that set a UN building and compound ablaze in Gaza City.

Gaza: The War On Children

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

Israel has accused Hamas of intentionally attacking from civilian-populated areas, driving up casualties among non-combatants to provoke anger against Israel. But do children have to pay the price?