Thursday, October 6, 2022

Tag: 9-11

September 11 and the debacle of ‘nation-building’ in Iraq and Afghanistan

Nation-building in Afghanistan and Iraq was the resurrection of a doctrine that should have been buried after Vietnam.

Did 9/11 change everything?

The 9/11 attacks were a surprise. The response wasn’t.

9/11’s legacy of drone warfare has changed how we view the...

The “war on terror”, due to its elusive nature as a war with blurry and unachievable objectives, has resulted in the west fighting an “endless war”.

Under pressure from victims’ families, Biden orders release of 9/11 documents

Last month, nearly 1,800 family members told the president to stay away from anniversary events unless he ordered the declassification of documents.

It’s almost twenty years since 9/11

Can we finally stop marching to disaster?

Recalling the hundreds of thousands of civilian victims of America’s endless...

It’s time we as a nation gave some thought to and did some penance for all those civilian deaths and combatant deaths as we remember 9-11.

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Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad on Ukraine, why US must negotiate with Russia &...

When it comes to continuing the war rather than negotiating a peace settlement, “the United States and Britain are pretty isolated on this.”

EV charging stations approved for 50 states plus DC and Puerto Rico, covering 75,000...

States will have access to $1.5 billion in federal monies to build the chargers.

Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

Parents like their public schools, no matter how much the charter school movement tells...

Branding public schools as “failed” institutions is more about politics than education.