Friday, October 19, 2018

Tag: Afghanistan War

Enough folded flags: Military families speak out against the Afghanistan War

A nation that doesn't remember the people sent to fight on its behalf has no business sending more.

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?

The war piece to end all war pieces

“So think of this as the war piece to end all war pieces. And let the repetition begin!"

The legacy of infinite war

Special ops, generational struggle, and the Cooperstown of commandos.

Trump’s recycling program

In many countries, covering up war crimes would itself merit prosecution; in Washington, it earns a promotion.

$45 billion: The cost of the war in Afghanistan in 2018

2018 will mark the 17th year of the Afghanistan war.

Global special ops out of control under Trump

Elite commandos deployed to 149 countries in 2017.

Trump’s wars

No more money to finance the Afghan political and military mess unless Trump or whoever is in charge can tell us why it's worth more of America's blood and treasure to be there.

Tread carefully

The folly of the next Afghan “surge.”

Let the media coverage of Manchester victims be a model for...

“These terrorist attacks are not confined to Europe. They take place every single day in Iraq, in Syria, in Afghanistan, in Pakistan and Yemen, Bahrain.”

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Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

‘Lives hang in the balance:’ 21 days before midterms, McConnell admits GOP still salivating...

"It is genuinely not an exaggeration to say that lives hang in the balance in the midterms, Republicans want to use their political power to kill people."

Trump admin. wants to make it easier to frack and mine in national forests

"Instead of weakening protections, Trump should clean up the mess the mining industry has already left behind in our forests."

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