Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Fighting against peace: Why US doesn't want an end to wars

My new piece for OpEdge.

The only surprising thing about the news that the US is sabotaging peace moves in Afghanistan and Pakistan is that anyone should find the news surprising….

The fact is that on several important occasions in the last 30 years or so, the US has wrecked peace efforts and used its power to provoke or prolong conflicts which could have been avoided or solved without further bloodshed.

You can read the whole article here.


erin norton said...

I'm blown away that people are surprised too. Actually everything that surprises Americans is so sad. makes me want to tell people i'm Canadian. Honestly 20 times a day I say WTF? Or Really? Then's ther's the 50 timews a day, wow. Just cause the internet alone and peoples still ignorance, or shall I say foolishness! Nice story. Well written. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

Great article.
Sent u an email as listed on posts in mlmb. Cheers. marknadim

Neil Clark said...

Cheers Eric, many thanks. Appreciated.
Many thanks Mark

Anonymous said...

30 years? try 60, ever since Korea.