Friday, February 22, 2019

Mapping the American War on Terror

All told, it should be clear that another kind of grand plan is needed to deal with the threat of terrorism both globally and to Americans – one that relies on a far smaller U.S. military footprint and costs far less blood and treasure.
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Venezuela accuses US of secretly shipping arms after weapons found on plane with possible...

Venezuela accused the U.S. government of sending the arms as part of its attempt to topple the Maduro government.

Trump’s at war with US intelligence – and (for once) he’s right

By giving America it’s dumbest and cruelest wars, the best and brightest left room for a dumber and crueler leader to end them.

Bipartisan coalition announces new push to end US support of Saudi war against Yemen

Despite the fact that President Donald Trump has no problem accepting money from the Saudi government, many constituents have no desire to continue funding a needless war against the people of Yemen.

Lawmakers reintroduce War Powers Resolution to end carnage in Yemen and reclaim Congress’ constitutional...

Both the House and Senate "should move swiftly to reassert [their] war powers and end U.S. support for this brutal, unconstitutional war."
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A war for oil? Bolton pushes privatization of Venezuela’s oil as US ratchets up...

As the Trump administration continues its attempt to oust Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, the U.S. has imposed a de facto embargo on oil from Venezuela’s state-run oil company.

Ground zero Nagasaki

It’s essential for us to remember such grim details, not just for the sake of history, but for our future.

Bernie Sanders: Democrats need to rein in our out-of-control military spending

Democrats must challenge unnecessary spending and interventions—beginning with the war in Yemen.

The new Congress needs to create a green planet at peace

We must transform our lethal energy system to one that sustains us, while creating genuine national and international security at peace with all of nature and humanity.

Bases, bases, everywhere…

“Undocumented bases are immune to oversight by the public and often even Congress.”