The use of the airport as a U.S. forward operating base began in 2002-2003, and this transformation “was, and still is, deeply offensive to the majority of Irish people,” according to a Shannonwatch report.
The expanding use of private military and security companies in recent years suggests that they may take a leading role.
A new infrastructure scheme announced at the G7 Summit echoes the goals of the earlier Millennium Challenge Corporation.
Massive spending by states on military production and destruction is a criminal waste of resources. The priorities of humanity are the fight against inequality and poverty.
The othering of non-white, non-European people serves to diminish the reality of their suffering.
Where there’s a will, there’s a way.