Saturday, July 4, 2020

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

Trump’s record on foreign policy: Lost wars, new conflicts and broken promises

Building a new anti-war movement that is connected to the domestic anti-police struggle is the only thing that can rein in U.S. militarism.

A different war: For my father on Father’s Day

The shabbier and more senseless the war...the more hollow its objectives and justifications...the more one-sided our advantage...the more distorted the news from the front...the more random the casualties on all sides.

New bill introduced to hold US military accountable to civilian casualties

“Maximizing transparency will prevent further loss of life.”

Who are the secret puppet-masters behind Trump’s war on Iran?

A shadowy group stoking U.S. hostility with Iran and the evidence that it is funded by Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Trump must choose between a global ceasefire and America’s long lost wars

Like his predecessors from Truman to Obama, Trump has been caught in the trap of America’s blind, deluded militarism.

Military spending in 2019 hits highest increase in a decade

“The COVID-19 crisis has made clearer than ever the flaws in our system, one that prioritizes military spending and global instability over the well-being of our people.”

Threatening military intervention in Venezuela during a pandemic?

President Trump has no business deploying U.S. military assets against Venezuela, a country that in no shape or form represents a threat to the security of the United States, especially not now when a pandemic is raging around the world and in our own country.

UN ceasefire defines war as a non-essential activity

War is a luxury that the Secretary General says we must manage without for a while.

12 ways the US invasion of Iraq lives on in infamy

“Today, it is we Americans who live in infamy.”