Author Archives: Kathleen Barry

About Kathleen Barry

I am a feminist activist, author of five books including Female Sexual Slavery which launched an international movement against trafficking in human beings and a sociologist and Professor Emerita. My latest book Unmaking War, Remaking Men has prompted this blog.

DRONES OR BOYS AND THEIR TOYS: THE USA’S LATEST STRATEGY FOR UNENDING WAR

The work of the US military is to kill, its pretext – defense of the homeland. It has succeeded in training soldiers, mostly young men, to kill without remorse, that is until they leave the military with flare-ups of psychological … Continue reading

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A letter to the people of Australia

My condolences to the People of Australia My warnings to the women of Australia, especially northern Australia Last week’s visit of US President Barack Obama’s to your country and his announcements to your government to deploy 2,500 US Marines to … Continue reading

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Male Bonding—Military Massacres By The Book

Category: International, Media, Violence against Women Male Bonding—Military Massacres By The Book By Kathleen Barry | April 2, 2012 title Afghan born journalist Yalda Hakim reported from the villages where the massacre occurred. The author of “Unmaking War, Remaking Men” … Continue reading

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HOW THE U.S. MILITARY SPAWNS MASSACRES AND DAILY ACTS OF DEPRAVITY

‘Are our soldiers seeing too much combat?’ as one retired military general asked after the most recent Afghan massacre of 16 civilians. How much combat – organized and spontaneous killing, destruction – is too much? Enough so that US killing … Continue reading

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World Congress of Women? Yes!

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Hadith massacre: how the Wuterich trial let the military off the hook

See how far the military will go to normalize Marine massacres and cover-up their own inhumane training of soldiers:

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Wuterich’s plea, the masculinity of war affirmed: kill without remorse!

For his part in the 2005 Haditha massacre in Iraq, today Marine Frank Wuterich pled guilty to DERELICTION OF DUTY, a plea bargain that allowed the several manslaughter charges against him to be dropped. From blinding macho to his apparent … Continue reading

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Scott Olsen Was Not Shot Because He Is a Veteran: Honor His Humanity

Scott Olsen Was Not Shot Because He Is a Veteran: Honor His Humanity http://my.firedoglake.com/kathybarry/2011/10/31/scott-olsen-was-not-shot-because-he-is-a-veteran-honor-his-humanity-not-his-service/

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NOTES ON THE MAKING OF WAR CRIMES IN TODAY’S WORLD

NOTES ON THE MAKING OF WAR CRIMES IN TODAY’S WORLD By Kathleen Barry Does this sound familiar? Middle East country to develop weapons to terrorize the world Rumors of various assassination plots and other rogue actions by that country Unable … Continue reading

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Scott Olsen Was Not Shot Because He Is A Veteran: Honor His Humanity Not His Service

Scott Olsen Was Not Shot Because He Is A Veteran: Honor His Humanity Not His Service By: Kathleen Barry Monday October 31, 2011 9:40 am With all of you I am horrified and sickened over the shooting of Scott Olsen … Continue reading

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