Friday, July 3, 2020

Tag: Middle East

Can the world’s second superpower rise from the ashes of twenty...

The peace movement’s small victories demonstrate that we have more power to challenge U.S. militarism than most Americans realize.

The U.S. is recycling its big lie about Iraq to target...

Another U.S. war would engulf the Middle East and the world in even greater chaos than the one the CIA engineered against Iraq.

The world demands US out of the Middle East – will...

The United States needs to reverse course after decades of mistakes, destruction, chaos and death in the Middle East.

War, what is it good for?

What the grifter community calls the Long Con is to attack a country on false claims, destroy much of its infrastructure, occupy the damaged mess you created and make gazillions from taxpayer money.

A terrible precedent: The assassination of Qassam Soleimani

The assassination of a popular leader like Soleimani and the lack of evidence presented about imminent plots he was supposedly engaged in, may empower other countries to take similar actions in the future, a slippery slope indeed.

The military cost of protecting oil with a case study of...

The primary motive of the war is to control Iraqi’s oil production to sustain the global oil flows and to keep a check on prices.

Reckless US actions fire up the antiwar movement

These reckless actions by the U.S. military create dangerous and uncertain times, but it is also an opportunity to demand significant changes to U.S. foreign policy.

The real lesson of Afghanistan is that regime change does not...

A world in which war is normal and peace is out of reach is no more survivable or sustainable than a world where the atmosphere gets hotter every year.

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.

Castle Black, the Syrian withdrawal, and the Battle of the Bases

Given Washington’s penchant for Middle Eastern military missions, the likelihood of yet more U.S. bases across the region and talk of several Game of Thrones prequels still to come.

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Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.