Today, it has become increasingly likely that the U.S. government will once again take military action in Iraq. It is urgent that anti-war forces mobilize quickly to put a stop to this before it starts.
On Feb. 2, Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper is U.S. history, was killed by fellow veteran Eddie Ray Routh at a shooting range in Texas. This was an abrupt end to a life spent assassinating opponents of imperialism.
If Bradley Manning had slaughtered Iraqi civilians, he would have been set free instead of being locked up for 21 months; in contrast, the Pentagon has decided there will be no jail time for the Marines behind the Haditha massacre.