Friday, December 9, 2022

Tag: September 11

September 11 and the debacle of ‘nation-building’ in Iraq and Afghanistan

Nation-building in Afghanistan and Iraq was the resurrection of a doctrine that should have been buried after Vietnam.

Yes, George W Bush Bears Some Responsibility for US Vulnerability on...

While George W. Bush loyalists’ refrain that he “kept us safe,” the Bush administration could have done more to forestall 9/11. Did the Bush gang cynically use 9/11 to take America to war on false pretenses?

Mantra for 9/11

Fourteen years later and we are still living in an improbable world. Tom Engelhardt discusses the wars, interventions, assassinations, tortures, kidnappings, the growth of the American national security state and the spread of Islamic extremism.

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US to launch Squad, first solar electric city car

“Squad offers an affordable, secure, quick and sustainable solution for your daily mobility needs.”

The Constitution as free-for-all, a la carte buffet

If this be not the worst subversion,/ Where's real career-ending perversion?

100+ groups urge Congress to back Sanders’ Yemen War Powers Resolution

"In an effort to renew this truce and further incentivize Saudi Arabia to stay at the negotiating table, we urge you to bring the War Powers Resolutions to end U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led coalition's war on Yemen."

Winning Georgia Senate seat, Sen. Raphael Warnock overcomes GOP push

More than 48 percent of Georgians voted for Herschel Walker, showing Republican loyalty in a battleground state.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.