Friday, December 4, 2020

Tag: Iraq War

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.

Global special ops out of control under Trump

Elite commandos deployed to 149 countries in 2017.

Autopilot wars

Sixteen years, but who’s counting?

Let the media coverage of Manchester victims be a model for...

“These terrorist attacks are not confined to Europe. They take place every single day in Iraq, in Syria, in Afghanistan, in Pakistan and Yemen, Bahrain.”

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Trump backs Senate GOP’s pay freeze for federal workers while giving the rich a...

“In the context of budgetary constraints and the recent, pandemic-related impacts on non-Federal labor markets, the Administration supports the policy in the bill to maintain for 2021 the current level of Federal civilian employee pay.”

‘Bye-bye, Betsy DeVos. You won’t be missed,’ says Sanders as billionaire education secretary attacks...

“What do you call a billionaire who registered a $40 million, 164-foot yacht in the Cayman Islands to avoid $2.4 million in U.S. taxes, while undermining public schools? The worst Education Secretary in the history of America.”

Former police officers sentenced to prison for framing innocent man

“These officers shattered the victims’ lives and dishonored the Honolulu Police Department. This community deserved so much better from these officers.”

Critics smell ‘economic sabotage’ as McConnell unveils COVID plan with $0 for unemployment boost,...

"As the Covid crisis only grows more deadly, this disgraceful proposal puts the lives of everyday Americans at even greater risk."

Eisenhower’s ghost haunts Biden’s foreign policy team

The most serious challenge facing President-elect Biden's foreign policy team, which is not a threat from a hostile country, but the corruption of U.S. policy by powerful corporate interests, is the "unwarranted influence" of the Military-Industrial Complex.