Saturday, April 4, 2020

Tag: Afghanistan

Afghan troops say Taliban are brothers and war is ‘not really...

Afghan troops whose lives hang in the balance in the latest peace talks.

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.

Mass killings in Afghanistan are acts of white supremacy

An American white nationalist killed over 30 people recently. The victims, all brown, had full lives; children, loved ones, and years, full...

‘Total massacre’ as U.S. drone strike kills 30 farmers in Afghanistan

Amnesty International said the bombing "suggests a shocking disregard for civilian life."

Recalling the hundreds of thousands of civilian victims of America’s endless...

It’s time we as a nation gave some thought to and did some penance for all those civilian deaths and combatant deaths as we remember 9-11.

Reflections on “peace” in Afghanistan

When the conflict that the Vietnamese refer to as the American War ended in April 1975, I was a U.S. Army captain...

The living literature of war

“The pain remains.”

How America’s wars end (messily)

And the Afghan war will be no exception.

We’re not the good guys

Why is American aggression missing in action?

‘The bleeding wound’

Afghanistan and the implosion of America.

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What we need to understand about asymptomatic carriers if we’re going to beat coronavirus

ProPublica’s health reporter Caroline Chen explains what the conversation around asymptomatic coronavirus carriers is missing, and what we need to understand if we’re going to beat this nefarious virus together.

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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."