war on terror

  • August 12, 2007

    The church-backed US National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) is speaking out against a new executive order from President George W. Bush that broadly outlines the limits of how suspects may be questioned in the CIA's terror interrogation programme.

  • August 10, 2007

    The Methodist Church in Britain has welcomed the UK Government’s decision to request the return of five former British residents being held in the Guantanamo Bay detention camp at the US military base on the island of Cuba.

  • July 29, 2007

    New British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will be walking a political tightrope over the coming hours, by seeking to cement positive relations with the USA, while staking out his own international policy platform.

  • July 21, 2007

    At the root of death-dealing religion and ideology is fear, says Simon Barrow. The biggest challenge we face today is how to challenge cultures of death from within, replacing the logic of the sword with an invitation to life.

  • April 18, 2007

    Hilary Benn wants to end the nomenclature of a 'war on terror', but he does not seem to have abandoned the 'clash of civilizations' or proposed any real alternative, writes Michael Marten.

  • April 16, 2007

    A new book to be published next week looks set to add weight to the move by the UK Government to drop references to the 'War on Terror'.

  • April 16, 2007

    In a move that will be welcomed by churches, a Government minister is to urge world leaders to find common ground with potential enemies, and drop references to the 'war on terror'.

  • March 16, 2007

    A Catholic social and political philosopher, has won the 2007 Templeton Prize for exploring the religious and spiritual connections to violence.

  • January 24, 2007

    The war against terror in the world will "never" be won by force and injustice, and will remain a problem "as long as there are conditions in the world that make people desperate," like dehumanizing poverty, disease and ignorance, Nobel laureate and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has told participants at the 2007 World Social Forum (WSF) in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • January 12, 2007

    Recent US air strikes against militants in Somalia will do little to bring peace and security to the region, says leading UK-based international development agency Christian Aid.