On 4 April 2019, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, better known as NATO, marked the 70th anniversary of its existence with a...
“For years many astute writers have warned us about this Military Industrial Empire... and only a minority of Americans would listen. Ever wonder why?”
“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.”
We may never know who is to blame, nor, sadly, are we likely to learn the names and the life stories of the victims.
In the future, the surest way to turn defeat into victory would be to avoid such needless wars.
For years they have refused to release details of the strikes, fighting successive court cases brought by relatives of strike victims and by civil liberties groups.
There have been contrary claims by both soldiers and higher authorities in Niger regarding the attack that left 4 U.S. soldiers dead.
As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.
New reports show an escalation in civilian casualties from U.S. operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia — and a pattern of U.S. denial about the scale of the problem.
What has the US really gained in this ongoing, never-ending travesty? And by what measurement do we assess any progress?