War & Peace

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Calls for peace and diplomacy in Yemen continue to fall on deaf ears as a Saudi-led coalition launched heavy airstrikes on the impoverished nation Friday evening. United Nations officials and other foreign diplomats are fleeing Yemen on Saturday after war planes pummeled the capital Sanaa. According to witnesses, bombs fell "all through the night...
Thalif Deen, IPS News
Every nuclear power is spending millions to upgrade their arsenals, experts say. (Photo: National Nuclear Security Administration/CC-BY-ND-2.0)
As a new cold war between the United States and Russia picks up steam, the...
Democracy Now!
A Saudi-led aerial bombing campaign has entered its second day in Yemen. The...

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How do we love Iceland? Let us count the ways: It's the most peaceful country in the world. It has no army. It has few rich or poor, with a vast middle class. It has free health care and education, strict gun control and geothermal energy. It was a key supporter of Wikileaks. It has almost no murder. In 2013 it saw its first police killing, ever, and people trust the Coast Guard and police more than any public body. Reykjavik police's Instagram account shows why: This sure ain't Ferguson.