Sunday, December 5, 2021

Tag: war in Afghanistan

Lies that led to the Afghan war

We must learn to be skeptical of both our political leaders and our mass media, when they give us reasons for going to war.

Two massacres? Disturbing accusations in the wake of Kabul airport bombings

The attacks were used by interventionist pundits in English speaking countries as an excuse to postpone the end of the almost 20 year NATO occupation.

Now close Gitmo, too

Biden is right to end the forever war in Afghanistan. Now he needs to close the forever prison that it built.

Humbled US leaves chaos and mass murder while fleeing Afghanistan

Kids die last as Biden plays tough guy...

At the end of this hated war, we need truth

The U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan should force a reckoning with a long history of military intervention.

Look! Take an Afghander at that perennial FUBAR

We see exactly what we see in Afghanistan right now, the logical mess at the end of nearly two decades of mistakes compounding mistakes.

The war in Afghanistan is dead. Long live the war on...

In ending the war in Afghanistan, Biden left the door open for more “counterterrorism” — with serious implications for our foreign policy, politics, and legal system.

The Biden Doctrine and Afghanistan: Lean counter-terrorism and the end of...

Ironically, the collapse of the Afghanistan government is a powerful argument that the state-builders and counter-insurgency advocates failed miserably, but Biden took the blame for it.

Biden must call off the B-52s bombing Afghan cities

As we approach the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we should reflect on how the Bush administration exploited the U.S. public’s thirst for revenge to unleash this bloody, tragic and utterly futile 20-year war.

The true meaning of the Afghan “withdrawal”

Will the nightmare of Saigon's fall return in Kabul?

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Countdown to World War III?

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“Only the people can save the people!” Xiomora Castro’s presidential win in Honduras

“I believe firmly that the democratic socialism I propose is the solution to pull Honduras out of the abyss we have been buried in by neo-liberalism, a narco-dictator and corruption.”

If Roe v. Wade goes away, so will easy re-elections for right-wing Republicans and...

Future campaigns will be about women’s rights, not saving or overturning a court ruling.

200+ groups to Democrats in Congress: No holiday recess until you pass voting rights

“Our democracy is under attack across the country, and Senate Democrats must do whatever it takes—right now—to get these critical voting rights bills signed into law.”

New report: Cost of renewable energies may be less than previously thought

A new report found that predicted costs for renewables have likely been overestimated "falling short of early pricing model predictions again and again."