Accountability and the war of terror...
The United States has withdrawn its troops from Afghanistan. Only 750 military bases to go.
How corporate America cashed in on the post-9/11 pentagon spending surge.
Can we finally give peace a try?
In the face of all this suffering, it’s clear that $21 trillion in spending hasn’t made us any safer.
“The magnitude of Pentagon spending in the wake of the 9/11 attacks was remarkable.”
Middle East experts who opposed America’s post-9/11 wars were ridiculed as anti-American extremists. In reality, it was the pro-war right that was making us less safe.
The true lessons of the Afghan war...
Millions starve. Millions die yearly from preventable diseases. Millions die as a consequence of wars. Compared with these numbers, the total count of terrorist victims is vanishingly small.
In the long run, peace activism is essential for overcoming militarism. And organizing is what makes that possible.