Monday, April 22, 2024

Tag: Middle East

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.

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.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.
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How Trump is following Hitler’s playbook

History shows there are no “one-day” dictatorships. When democracies fall, they typically fall completely.