Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: Afghanistan War

The Biden Doctrine and Afghanistan: Lean counter-terrorism and the end of...

Ironically, the collapse of the Afghanistan government is a powerful argument that the state-builders and counter-insurgency advocates failed miserably, but Biden took the blame for it.

Biden could have spared Afghanistan and US 6 months of pointless...

The Taliban opted to push the U.S. out, understandably not believing that Biden was anymore sincere about ending the war and leaving their country than were presidents Bush, Obama or Trump before him.

Why the US won’t be able to shirk moral responsibility in...

There are significant moral costs at stake in either remaining in or withdrawing from Afghanistan.

America’s Afghan war is over, so what about Iraq—and Iran?

Let’s hope Biden has learned another history lesson: That the United States should stop invading and attacking other countries.

The true meaning of the Afghan “withdrawal”

Will the nightmare of Saigon's fall return in Kabul?

Contrary to what Biden said, U.S. warfare in Afghanistan is set...

The U.S. war in Afghanistan won’t end just because President Biden and U.S. news media tell us so.

Is the long war finally ending?

Withdrawing several thousand U.S. troops from Afghanistan is just the tip of the iceberg.

A good deed from the wicked witch?

Actually ending the war in Afghanistan...

“The bleeding wound”

Osama bin Laden won (twice)...

The real lesson of Afghanistan is that regime change does not...

A world in which war is normal and peace is out of reach is no more survivable or sustainable than a world where the atmosphere gets hotter every year.

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It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."
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Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?