Dahr Jamail

30 Eylül 2018

Şimdiye dek Yeryüzünde beş kitlesel yokoluş yaşandı; altıncısının içinde yol almakta olduğumuz da bilimsel bir gerçek. Bu kitlesel yokoluşların içinde en şiddetlisi, yaklaşık 252 milyon yıl önce gerçekleşen Permian yokoluşuydu. Bu, Yeryüzü'ndeki hayatın yüzde 95’ini imha etti. Şimdi yaşadığımız kitlesel yokoluş süreci ise, antropojenik (yani insan eliyle yaratılan) küresel ısınmanın sonucu. Ve bu kez, on binlerce yıla yayılan Permian yokoluş sürecinin aksine, insanlık atmosferdeki CO2 seviyelerini çok daha büyük bir hızla yükseltmekte.

26 Ağustos 2010
The rampant use of toxic dispersants, out-of-state private contractors being brought in to spray them and US Coast Guard complicity are common stories now in the four states most affected by BP's Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
26 Ağustos 2010
The scene is post-apocalyptic. Under a gray sky, two families play in the surf just off the beach in Grand Isle, Louisiana.
12 Nisan 2010
On Monday, April 5, Wikileaks.org posted video footage from Iraq, taken from a US military Apache helicopter in July 2007 as soldiers aboard it killed 12 people and wounded two children.
10 Kasım 2009
Nothing has changed for these beleaguered troops, except the venue of their maltreatment and the desperation with which the military is now struggling to make the necessary deployment numbers as it continues to fight two endless wars.
14 Nisan 2009

13 April 2009Truthout

17 Şubat 2009

17 Februaray 2009Truthout

"Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind."    -John F. Kennedy

07 Ocak 2009

6 January 2009



"Foreseen for so many years: these evils, this monstrous violence, these massive agonies: no easier to bear."-Robinson Jeffers, American poet

25 Nisan 2007
The Iraqi Crisis That Has No Name
04 Nisan 2007
The al-Jazeera television network could be emerging as a freedom champion against U.S. pressures on the channel, leading media figures say.
11 Ekim 2006
In all past wars the United States has been involved in, including the two World Wars, Vietnam and the first Gulf War, the military was self reliant and took care of its basic support functions like cooking, cleaning and other services.
15 Ağustos 2006
On Saturday night, I was lucky enough to be at the Veterans for Peace National Convention. For that night, Lt. Ehren Watada was able to give the following speech, which I've just received permission to post here. The speech was met with a powerful, standing ovation from the vets who've been there.
02 Ağustos 2006
Red Cross workers and residents of Qana, where Israeli bombing killed at least 60 civilians, have told IPS that no Hezbollah rockets were launched from the city before the Israeli air strike.
02 Ağustos 2006
Walking into the scene of the massacre yesterday in Qana felt like entering a bottomless pit of despair. A black whole of sadness, regardless of the fact that the bodies of the women, 37 young children, the elderly, and what few men were there had been removed.
01 Ağustos 2006
Today, Sunday, I write this from Beirut, which is being circled by Israeli unmanned military surveillance drones, the same kind I saw so often in Fallujah.
31 Temmuz 2006
Bazıları ile konuştum, Lübnanlıların çoğu mükemmel İngilizce biliyorlardı. Kuyrukta kucağında ağlayan bebekleri ve karısı ile bekleyen bir adam bana şunları söyledi : "Nereye gittiğimiz umurumuzda değil, sadece savaşsız bir yer olsun yeter.
27 Temmuz 2006
The continuing Israeli bombing of south Lebanon and south Beirut might just have strengthened the Hezbollah.
26 Temmuz 2006
"Habibi, to live in Baghdad now is to live in a big prison," he told me recently, "You stay in your home, and that's it. You only go out when you must. So many are being killed daily, and you only hope that your day to die is not today."
20 Temmuz 2006
There is a frightening undercurrent of rage among the people in the Middle East toward their governments: The Arab world is on fire over the injustice meted out against the Palestinian people, as well as to the Lebanese.
16 Temmuz 2006
Lebanon-Syria Border - Refugees fleeing Beirut in the face of Israeli air attacks are speaking of "haphazard bombings" and a crisis situation developing in the city.
16 Temmuz 2006
"This is going to be a big war," Abu Talat tells me while we watch plumes of smoke billowing from locations within Lebanon, "This is even more important for us to cover than Iraq, and you know how much I love Iraq."
21 Haziran 2006
On Tuesday, June 13th, while Mr. Bush spent a brave five hours in the "green zone" of Baghdad with puppet Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, at least 36 people were killed across Iraq amidst a wave of bombings. 18 of those died in a spasm of bombings in the oil city of Kirkuk in the Kurdish north.
16 Haziran 2006
Fearful residents are now pouring out of Ramadi after the US military has been assaulting the city for months with tactics like cutting water, electricity and medical aid, imposing curfews, and attacking by means of snipers and random air strikes.
31 Mayıs 2006
The media feeding frenzy around what has been referred to as "Iraq's My Lai" has become frenetic. Focus on US Marines slaughtering at least 20 civilians in Haditha last November is reminiscent of the media spasm around the "scandal" of Abu Ghraib during April and May 2004.
25 Mayıs 2006
If, as I would like to believe, the above quote suggests all children and not merely those born in Western democracies, I am no longer certain that we live in a civilized society.
24 Mayıs 2006
If, as I would like to believe, the above quote suggests all children and not merely those born in Western democracies, I am no longer certain that we live in a civilized society.
04 Mayıs 2006
Death in Iraq. It is relentless and incessant.
31 Mart 2006
A disturbing trend noticeable in Iraq for quite some time now is that each aggressive Israeli military operation in the occupied territories results in a corresponding increase in the number of attacks on US forces in Iraq.
20 Mart 2006
Why does the Bush Administration refuse to discuss withdrawing occupation forces from Iraq? Why is Halliburton, who landed the no-bid contracts to construct and maintain US military bases in Iraq, posting higher profits than ever before in its 86-year history?
06 Mart 2006
Dahr Jamail Follows the Trail of Torture