war and peace

  • 24 Mar 2011

    The US defence secretary has said that there is no timetable to end of the Western military campaign in Libya, as international concern grows.

  • 23 Mar 2011

    Disagreements about the command, objectives, cost, legal basis and control of the Western military action in Libya have grown in the last 48 hours.

  • 22 Mar 2011

    When does an anti-Government uprising become a civil war? Can the rebels wage a proper united campaign? How will the West proceed in its dealings with Libya and the wider North Africa Middle East (MENA) region?

  • 22 Mar 2011

    The engagement of UK forces in Libya without prior agreement from MPs has again raised the question of the need for parliamentary approval of military action.

  • 21 Mar 2011

    "Is it ever right for Christians to support military action in places like Libya?" That was the question posed to me on Premier Christian Radio this morning, alongside the pragmatic issue of what is happening following the Western bombing raids and what the wider implications are.

  • 20 Mar 2011

    The UK chancellor has pointedly refused to rule out British ground troops being sent to Libya, despite the clear position of UN Security Resolution 1973.

  • 20 Mar 2011

    Global concern is growing over the military action taken by US, UK and French forces in Libya, both in terms of its short- and long-term impact.

  • 20 Mar 2011

    The beliefs and values thinktank Ekklesia has warned that bombing Libya is unlikely to help the country move towards democracy and will increase the suffering of its people.

  • 20 Mar 2011

    This morning I turned on my radio to a sick sense of deja vu, with the news of war in Libya. Eight years to the day that George Bush announced attacks on Iraq, a stony faced President Obama did the same as he spoke to reporters in Brasilia.

  • 20 Mar 2011

    The recent history of western military interventions in the Middle East is hardly encouraging. Yet British PM David Cameron has clearly been itching to begin the bombing in Libya, and US President Obama has also sanctioned armed action - in spite of serious warnings from advisers in and outside the White House.