Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Tag: U.S. Military

Robot generals

Will they make better decisions than humans -- or worse?

“The bleeding wound”

Osama bin Laden won (twice)...

New bill introduced to hold US military accountable to civilian casualties

“Maximizing transparency will prevent further loss of life.”

What Americans don’t know about military families

Military families only have one another, however imperfect we may be.

America’s commandos deployed to 141 countries

And “criminal misconduct” followed.

Would a draft matter?

Maybe the real conclusion should be that, as long as war is this country’s default option and peace the aberration, reinstating the draft would amount to little more than a change of wardrobe.

Will Trump ride Pentagon spending to re-election?

Ten months from now we’ll know whether Trump’s attempt to ride the Pentagon to re-election was a wise gamble or ultimate foolishness.

How the military-industrial complex gets away with murder in contract after...

As the latest Pentagon budget shows, no matter the revelations, there will be no reckoning when it comes to this country’s endless wars or its military establishment.

Combat veterans tell us what we need to know about war

"Enough of the horror!"

Iran’s Parliament declared U.S. military and Pentagon terrorists

Iran passes a bill designating all U.S. forces as terror groups after the assassination of Soleimani.

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How hypocrites in high places have contributed to the riots in the streets

A decades-long wealth grab by the richest Americans has left millions of Americans on the brink of poverty — and poverty begets violence.

LAPD releases video of officer shooting protester in groin with projectile

The LAPD is investigating the incident due to the fact that the protester was not posing an immediate threat to anyone when the officer shot him.

Law-lessness & dis-order: The core of Trump’s hellacious hypocrisy

Only the greatest criminal con artist would dream of leaning on law and order when all else fails.

Change and decay: A time of transition

Ancient divisions are being strengthened, new divisions fermented, injustices highlighted; under the action of cleavage all are being drawn to the polluted surface of human affairs.

With eye on Biden victory, Warren and Schumer unveil plan to cancel up to...

“Broadly cancelling student loan debt would be a game-changer for millions of people in this country and a lifeline when they desperately need it.”