Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Tag: Iraq

Court overturns murder conviction and prison sentences for Blackwater killers

“Their poor judgments resulted in the deaths of many innocent people.”

Killing civilians in Iraq and Syria

The Trump administration has shifted from extermination to annihilation in its war against the Islamic State.

Pyrrhic victory in Mosul

If a reconciliation cannot be achieved between Iraq’s Sunni and Shia populations, it’s almost a certainty that the country will continue to be afflicted by Daesh or some successor group.

Why does Donald Trump insist on more military spending?

Americans are tired of war, yet Donald Trump’s budget sends an unfortunate but clear message.

Whistleblowers, moral injury, and endless war

Was Chelsea Manning motivated by moral injury?

Mosul on my mind

What it really means to be on a “flattening” planet.

How to lose the next war in the Middle East

The short answer: Fight it!

Cassius was correct

How many Amerikans, like the good Germans in 1940, cheered the carpet bombing of Iraq, and the subsequent invasion?

President blowback

How the invasion of Iraq came home.

How Trump could easily expand the war against ISIS to the...

It’s time the Trump administration start learning the lessons of the past and stop making the same mistakes again and again.

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Marines charged with human smuggling

At least 13 Marines will face military court proceedings for their involvement in the human smuggling operation.
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“Duh, of course I would”: Bernie Sanders vows to take legal action against fossil...

"How do you hold fossil fuel executives who knew that they were destroying the planet but kept on doing it?"

Wisconsin legislators seek to criminalize climate, environmental protests

“It is alarming to see the fossil fuel industry trying to pit environmentalists and labor unions against one another."

A new idea for Bernie: Universal no-fault insurance

A universal no-fault system could have a number of advantages.

Open letter to congress: Why the Hong Kong human rights and democracy act of...

Note: Congress is currently considering the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019.  If this bill becomes law it will...