Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Tag: Afghanistan War

Will it never stop?

It’s worth reflecting on where the United States stands when it comes to both that forever war against terrorism and war generally.

After Afghanistan, US military presence abroad faces domestic and foreign opposition...

While these reductions may seem like a U.S. military withdrawal from the world stage, its presence overseas remains vast.

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.

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.

Two massacres? Disturbing accusations in the wake of Kabul airport bombings

The attacks were used by interventionist pundits in English speaking countries as an excuse to postpone the end of the almost 20 year NATO occupation.

Now close Gitmo, too

Biden is right to end the forever war in Afghanistan. Now he needs to close the forever prison that it built.

Humbled US leaves chaos and mass murder while fleeing Afghanistan

Kids die last as Biden plays tough guy...

At the end of this hated war, we need truth

The U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan should force a reckoning with a long history of military intervention.
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“Mayhem”: Chaotic scenes at Kabul airport as suicide bombs kill 110+...

Thursday was the deadliest day for U.S. forces in Afghanistan in a decade.

Look! Take an Afghander at that perennial FUBAR

We see exactly what we see in Afghanistan right now, the logical mess at the end of nearly two decades of mistakes compounding mistakes.

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Clarence Thomas secretly participated in Koch network donor events

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The campaigns are asking that school districts face the climate crisis, listen to students' needs and deliver on the campaign's promises to address climate change.

Artificial intelligence: profit versus freedom

As with previous technological breakthroughs, AI places on society’s agenda both new issues and old contentious ones.