Tagged: Iraq War

The famous “Napalm girl” photo, taken during the Vietnam War. (Photo: Nick Ut)

Ignorance Isn’t Bliss

We’ve become desensitised to war – and frightened of it. Katy Bennett argues that this is a dangerous combination. Britain has almost been constantly at war for the past 100 years, but since World...

Shadow Foreign Secretary Hilary Benn. (Photo: www.insidehousing.co.uk)

War is not Helping

The road to war is paved with good intentions. We want to help, but instead cause death, destruction and destabilisation. Shortly before MPs voted in favour of air strikes in Syria, shadow foreign secretary...

If you can’t beat them…

The United States Senate has released a 480-page report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s “enhanced interrogation techniques”, known to the rest of the world as ‘torture’. So, is torture ever permissible? By Akshay Narayan...

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