Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Tread carefully

The folly of the next Afghan “surge.”

The propaganda of war

There are multiple efforts at present to strengthen and revive the peace movement in the United States, and this is a critical necessity.

How George W. Bush dissed the U.S. intelligence community

The likelihood is that the crimes of Bush, Cheney, Libby and Rove so far revealed are only the tip of the iceberg.

Moral injury and America’s endless conflicts

Moral injury is not a recognized psychiatric diagnosis. Yet the concept began to take root among mental health specialists.

Why Do Veterans Support Donald Trump?

Many military vets wrote in to say they absolutely do not support Trump, and are afraid that he would put our troops in more danger.

First step down a dangerous path

Have Republicans – or hawkish Democrats – learned anything from the military and diplomatic history of the past two decades?

Noam Chomsky explains why ‘the Republican Party is the most dangerous organization in world...

Has there ever been an organization in human history that is dedicated, with such commitment, to the destruction of organized human life on Earth?

Funding evil in Afghanistan (and beyond)

It may seem cynical to say so, but after almost 18 years of occupation, it sometimes seems that an entire country, one of the poorest in the world, has been turned into a kind of live fire training ground for U.S. and allied forces.

The living literature of war

“The pain remains.”

Costs of war: 17 years after 9/11, nearly half a million people have died...

The cost of the global so-called war on terror will soon surpass $6 trillion.