Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tag: Afghan War

Was the Afghan war a Schell game?

Getting it right is always the wrong approach when it comes to America’s wars.

“A horrible mistake”

Recovering from America’s imperial delusions...
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Former member of Afghan Parliament says U.S. war ushered in “another...

“International solidarity, we can initiate … by creating harmony and unity and working together — not with governments, but the people.”

Be careful what you wish for

The true lessons of the Afghan war...

Lies that led to the Afghan war

We must learn to be skeptical of both our political leaders and our mass media, when they give us reasons for going to war.

Biden must call off the B-52s bombing Afghan cities

As we approach the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we should reflect on how the Bush administration exploited the U.S. public’s thirst for revenge to unleash this bloody, tragic and utterly futile 20-year war.

America’s Afghan war is ending. What about Iraq — and Iran?

Even as Biden sticks to the Afghanistan withdrawal, he's launching strikes in Iraq and delaying a return to the Iran deal.

A good deed from the wicked witch?

Actually ending the war in Afghanistan...

Trump threatens Afghan armageddon

U.S. “plans” for the Afghan war might prove a crime against humanity.

‘Unprecedented:’ UN finds US-backed forces killed more Afghan civilians than Taliban...

"It's not just my family, there are dozens of families just like mine who have been lost in bombings. The people have no power... We are the ones who are dying."

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Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail workers

Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
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Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently overthrow US gov’t

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.

Paying for an overheating Earth

At a time when the major fossil-fuel companies are still raking in staggering profits off their oil and natural gas supplies, as that line straight out of my childhood went: There oughta be a law.