US Forces


Bring me the head of Silvino Herrera

Against the background of the leaking of the USA’s secret Iraq war crimes files by the whistleblower website WikiLeaks, Daniel Patrick Welch peers beneath the West's self-proclaimed cultural and moral

Civilians in the Crossfire

680 civilians, including pregnant women and the mentally ill, killed for coming too close to checkpoints and patrols.

Death at a Checkpoint

The tragic story of Nabiha Jassim, a pregnant woman who was killed by US troops as she rushed to hospital to give birth.

America’s Sorry History with Haiti

There is another kind of aid that the people of Haiti need that isn’t being talked about. They need us to understand their real history, their culture and their potential.

Afghans protest civilian killings by US forces

Hundreds of Afghans have taken to the streets of the capital Kabul to protest a recent NATO airstrike which killed a number of civilians in the war-ravaged country.

Explaining the Drop in Iraqi War Dead

Bush’s 'surge' increased the Iraqi violence in late spring 2007, including a spike in US casualties, and that only a political-military decision to pull back from offensive operations that summer