Monday, August 2, 2021

Pivoting to America

Let’s reinvent the U.S. military for real national defense...

Why the US won’t be able to shirk moral responsibility in leaving Afghanistan

There are significant moral costs at stake in either remaining in or withdrawing from Afghanistan.

America’s Afghan war is ending. What about Iraq — and Iran?

Even as Biden sticks to the Afghanistan withdrawal, he's launching strikes in Iraq and delaying a return to the Iran deal.

Who authorized America’s wars?

And why they never end...

After 20 years and over $2.6 trillion, the US has lost its longest war...

And we still aren’t truly leaving, as Biden says bombings will still continue, as will “over the horizon” attacks on the Taliban.

On the brink in 2026

U.S.-China near-war status report

America’s Afghan war is over, so what about Iraq—and Iran?

Let’s hope Biden has learned another history lesson: That the United States should stop invading and attacking other countries.

In defense of the American Empire (gasp!)

While the U.S. has abused its hegemonic powers, it has also been possibly the most benevolent empire in history.

Erik Prince, the failson face of privatized war

If the face long associated with modern mercenaries were more successful at his business, we might already live in a much more dystopian world.

Why war?

Can we not rid the world of the institution of war?