Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tag: Middle East

US military presence in the Middle East: The less the better

Afghanistan, the United States’ chaotic withdrawal notwithstanding, could emerge as another example of the positive impact when global interests coincide.

Many Americans refused to consider why 9/11 happened. The costs were...

Middle East experts who opposed America’s post-9/11 wars were ridiculed as anti-American extremists. In reality, it was the pro-war right that was making us less safe.

Be careful what you wish for

The true lessons of the Afghan war...

At the end of this hated war, we need truth

The U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan should force a reckoning with a long history of military intervention.

The war in Afghanistan is dead. Long live the war on...

In ending the war in Afghanistan, Biden left the door open for more “counterterrorism” — with serious implications for our foreign policy, politics, and legal system.

One year of Afghanistan war spending could fund resettlement of 1.2...

“We’ve spent billions on war. Now, let’s spend to bring Afghans to safety.”

America’s Afghan war is ending. What about Iraq — and Iran?

Even as Biden sticks to the Afghanistan withdrawal, he's launching strikes in Iraq and delaying a return to the Iran deal.

With Afghanistan withdrawal underway, new report reveals costs of post-9/11 wars...

“Americans do not fully understand, do not acknowledge, the sacrifices that allies made in Afghanistan,” said the report’s author.

The true meaning of the Afghan “withdrawal”

Will the nightmare of Saigon's fall return in Kabul?

The hawks who want war with Iran are working overtime

As the saboteurs of diplomacy hope for a violent escalation, let’s keep in mind, and hope Iran agrees, that the best revenge would be a revived JCPOA.

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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

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Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.