Friday, September 24, 2021

Tag: Afghanistan

The winner in Afghanistan: China

Does this debacle mark the decline of Washington's world leadership?

Afghanistan and the Purdue Pharma case are reminders that the US...

The Sacklers said they wanted “global peace” from future lawsuits, and they got what they wanted. Meanwhile, in the failed narco-state they helped create, the war goes on.

Humbled US leaves chaos and mass murder while fleeing Afghanistan

Kids die last as Biden plays tough guy...

Calculating the costs of the Afghanistan War in lives, dollars and...

But 20 years later, the U.S is still counting the human cost and financial cost.

No one should listen to Tony Blair on Afghanistan, here’s why

The former Prime Minister has no conscience at all and feels no guilt for all those maimed and lost in his wars of choice.
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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.

America’s merchants of death then—and now

More Afghan-like tragedies will be inevitable until we squeeze the personal profit out of prepping for war.

Does the future belong to the Taliban?

Afghanistan is not the only place at risk of takeover by extremists.

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.

Biden must call off the B-52s bombing Afghan cities

As we approach the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we should reflect on how the Bush administration exploited the U.S. public’s thirst for revenge to unleash this bloody, tragic and utterly futile 20-year war.

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“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.