Thursday, April 22, 2021

US joins past empires In Afghan graveyard

President Biden announced a removal of all U.S. troops by September 11, but he failed to include some important details.

The hawks who want war with Iran are working overtime

As the saboteurs of diplomacy hope for a violent escalation, let’s keep in mind, and hope Iran agrees, that the best revenge would be a revived JCPOA.

U.S. joins “rules-based world” on Afghanistan

Peace, diplomacy and international law should not be a last resort, to be tried only when Democrats and Republicans alike are finally forced to admit that no new form of force or coercion will work.

Trump & Biden’s secret bombing wars

President Biden cannot restore the world’s respect for American leadership, or the American public’s support for our foreign policy, by piling more lies, secrets and atrocities on top of those he has inherited.

Cost of War: US ‘counterterrorism’ activities in 85 countries

"If the U.S. is truly to end the post-9/11 wars and related activities around the world, then the U.S. public and its leaders must take a broader view of their reach."

There’s nothing vegan about war

As more and more people rethink their consumption of animal products, it is inevitable that the world’s military forces will increasingly use veganism to appear progressive, trendy, and virtuous.

‘US leadership’—and other euphemisms for war

If the pundits get their way, Biden could secure “U.S. global leadership” by flattening large parts of the planet.

Eisenhower’s ghost haunts Biden’s foreign policy team

The most serious challenge facing President-elect Biden's foreign policy team, which is not a threat from a hostile country, but the corruption of U.S. policy by powerful corporate interests, is the "unwarranted influence" of the Military-Industrial Complex.

Some liberals and arms-control experts are cheering for war profiteers to be in Biden’s...

Many progressive activists and organizations have mobilized since the election to offer well-documented opposition to highly dubious potential members of the Biden Cabinet.

Will the world community condemn the murder of Iran’s nuclear scientist?

The only way to stop this crisis from spiraling out of control is for the world community to condemn the act, and demand a UN investigation and accountability for the perpetrators.