Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Tag: 9/11

Seeking continued support for 9/11 victims

September 11th, 2001 will always be a day marked by tragedy and loss for the United States. As clouds of smoke and...
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Costs of war: 17 years after 9/11, nearly half a million...

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

New study details ‘staggering’ $6 trillion (and counting) price tag of...

"In sum, high costs in war and war-related spending pose a national security concern because they are unsustainable."

An Afghan woman’s reflection on Afghanistan post 9/11

What has the US really gained in this ongoing, never-ending travesty? And by what measurement do we assess any progress?

Holding the line on torture

Here’s a disclaimer of sorts: ever since I witnessed the effects of U.S. torture policy firsthand in Central America in the 1980s, I’ve had a deep personal interest in American torture practices.

How the last superpower was unchained

Clueless is not a word Americans ordinarily apply to themselves as a country, a people, or a government. Yet how applicable it is.

911 operator sentenced to probation after hanging up on thousands of...

After a jury found her guilty of interference with emergency telephone calls, Williams was recently sentenced to community service and 18 months probation.

What if? An alternative strategy for 9/12/2001

“Of all manifestations of power, restraint impresses men most.” –Thucydides

Osama Bin Laden’s America

Niger, 9/11, and apocalyptic humiliation

America at war since 9/11

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CNN suspends Chris Cuomo

“The New York Attorney General’s office released transcripts and exhibits Monday that shed new light on Chris Cuomo’s involvement in his brother’s defense,” former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who was accused of sexual harassment.

Shell oil plans to blast South African coastline in search for oil and gas

Shell’s oil and gas exploration on South Africa's Wild Coast will be destructive for people and nature. The best way to mitigate the effects of seismic blasting is NOT TO DO IT!!

Beware fashionable, doomsday pessimism, obstacles to progressive reforms

Current evidence presages more bad news for the Trumpist right before 2024. Democrats must only hold the center to replay in 2024 its 2020 triumphs.

Supply-chain woes

The “graveyard shift” in a pandemic world...

Biden administration is cracking down on corporate recidivists

The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to fight corporate crime, which is particularly bad news for repeat offenders.