War on Terror

Aerial Bombardment admin Fri, 08/12/2016 - 14:51
Dresden, 1945, view from the city hall (Rathaus) over the destroyed city
Dresden, 1945, view from the city hall (Rathaus) over the destroyed city (Deutsche Fotothek) (CC BY-SA 3.0 de)

 

Dear Friends,

In Afghanistan the Taliban makes major gains, while in Yemen the talks with the Saudis have broken down. Roads to peace are blocked.

In Alternet this week I have an essay on the great futility of aerial bombardment. The last paragraph runs,

  • The monstrous anger of the guns continues. Space for a peace process desiccates. The Saudi-Yemen discussions fell apart on Sunday, while the Syrian peace process lifts few hopes. There is no real conversation towards peace in