Finding Love on the Front Line
It has been called a sniper's war, as fighters look for their enemy from rooftops, from behind the cover of fragile walls, through dug-out holes, and down telescopic sights.
Abu Jaffar has now recovered from his injuries and is now the leader of a small brigade in Aleppo city. The experience brought the two together, and a few months later they were married – on the frontline.
‘Child Soldiers’ or ‘Cadets’. No Label, Respect Children.
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: On occasion depending on the nature of the particular conflict a discussion fires up related to child soldiers. With Mali it’s here again.
War & Conflict:The Bell That Never Stops Tolling
DANIEL M. VARISCO: What is it about us a species that we seem to be in a state of perpetual conflict?
Israel: A Nation with War in its DNA?
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Do Israelis wish their children and their enemies’ children to be cannon fodder for this permanent war machine?
Iran, Israel: Obama’s Dangerous Game
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Israel could severely bloody the Iranians, but it would still not be able to deliver a knock-out blow against its nuclear capability.
Israel Bangs Drum for War: Why Follow?
RAMZY BAROUD: History repeats itself, when we fail to learn its lessons. Israel might want to take such chances, but why should the rest of the world?
U.S. Warns Iran Closing the Strait of Hormuz Means War
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Right now I’m thinking of that Marx Brothers line: To war! To war! Fredonia’s going to war! Except this will be far from a farce.
Gaza Two Years Later: How I Loved My Roof
SARA ALI, MONDOWEISS: BANG..BANG.. the tank is not leaking anymore. It’s not even there. The lawn slowly dies. I desperately need to go irrigate it.