Friday, September 24, 2021

Tag: Iraq War

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.

Trump’s recycling program

In many countries, covering up war crimes would itself merit prosecution; in Washington, it earns a promotion.

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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.