Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: Middle East

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.

Why I weep while I work

Or what it means to experience America's wars from a computer screen away

The struggle for peace in Afghanistan: Is community engagement the key?

I have just read a superb book by Mark Isaacs, an Australian who has documented several years of effort by a group...

How America’s wars end (messily)

And the Afghan war will be no exception.

We’re not the good guys

Why is American aggression missing in action?

Will the U.S. launch yet another unnecessary, unjustifiable war in the...

The definition of insanity: doing the same things over again and expecting a different result. Want a really good example of this...

Trump pulls back from Iran attack as Bolton & Pompeo continue...

After threatening to strike Iran in retaliation for shooting down an unmanned U.S. drone, President Trump reportedly approved, and then abruptly called...

Two Iraqi peace activists confront a Trumpian world

As the Trump administration weighs war, Iraqis prepare a carnival for peace.

Troika fever

So settle into your seats folks and prepare to watch the empire swallow the republic whole.

How to lobby Washington to death

A business model from hell and the war in Yemen.

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Why use the Ukraine to impeach Trump when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and...

In any event, it’s not too late to add the Hatch Act and Emoluments Clause issues if the Ukrainian case looks weak.

New study shows staggering consequences of for-profit healthcare system and Americans’ inability to pay...

34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.
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Deputy under investigation after tackling teenage quadruple amputee on video

“Men with badges should not be acting this way. Men and women who do act this way should not have badges and guns.”