Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: Afghanistan War

Why ending the Afghan war won’t end the killing

The imperial debris of war.

How America’s wars end (messily)

And the Afghan war will be no exception.

‘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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ACLU: The US is acting like an authoritarian regime by barring...

In September, national security adviser John Bolton threatened U.S. sanctions against ICC judges if they continued to investigate alleged war crimes committed by U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

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.

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‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

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?