Thursday, August 5, 2021

Tag: Middle East

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.

Is the long war finally ending?

Withdrawing several thousand U.S. troops from Afghanistan is just the tip of the iceberg.

“The bleeding wound”

Osama bin Laden won (twice)...

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.

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Obama wants his private presidential center on public land—and mainstream media is looking the...

Advocates say an alternate site in Washington Park is less disruptive and more beneficial to the community and the environment.

A global anti-Olympics movement rises to challenge the games’ darker side

“The Olympics Games put tremendous pressure on the host city’s local budget, crash the democratic government process and destroy the environment."

The far right’s new-old war on women

From the Trumpists who attacked the U.S. Capitol to far-right populists in Europe, insecurities about women are a major ideological motivation that often goes underappreciated. Mainstream conservatives, in particular, should be wary of the role that gender issues play in opening the door to extremists.

The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?

How Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses used math literacy to push for racial equality

The Algebra Project is a nonprofit dedicated to helping students from historically marginalized communities develop math literacy.