Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tag: Iraq War

The horror #19

Nineteen years ago on March 19, coincidentally, my nation orchestrated the most horrific deed since God knows when.

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.

Will Americans who were right on Afghanistan still be ignored?

After spending trillions of dollars and killing millions of people, the abysmal record of U.S. war-making since World War II remains a tragic litany of failure and defeat, even on its own terms.

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 Iraq War has cost the US nearly $2 trillion

The bill of war to the U.S. to date would be an estimated $1,922 billion in current dollars.

Civil war in Iraq? Is Dubai safe? Or World War 3:...

Iran will never even try to indulge in a one-on-one war with the United States.

Kerry’s endorsement of Biden fits: Two deceptive supporters of the Iraq...

The former vice president has powerful backers in corporate media, wealthy circles and the Democratic Party establishment.

Iraqis rise up against 16 years of ‘made in the USA’...

“Protesters are demanding the overthrow of a political class seen as corrupt and serving foreign powers."

Study finds Iraqi children born near US base have increased rates...

“The radioactive footprint of the military could be cleaned up if we had officials who wanted to do so.”

The legacy of infinite war

Special ops, generational struggle, and the Cooperstown of commandos.

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Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail workers

Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
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Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently overthrow US gov’t

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.
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The Fed’s inflation mistake continues

Most of the pain is borne by people who are already struggling to keep up with rising prices: lower-wage workers and the poor.