Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tag: War on terror

‘Horrifically catastrophic’: Report finds so-called US war on terror has displaced...

"The scale of the disaster the United States has inflicted on the world—through three war on terror presidencies—is staggering."

A different war: For my father on Father’s Day

The shabbier and more senseless the war...the more hollow its objectives and justifications...the more one-sided our advantage...the more distorted the news from the front...the more random the casualties on all sides.

Recalling the hundreds of thousands of civilian victims of America’s endless...

It’s time we as a nation gave some thought to and did some penance for all those civilian deaths and combatant deaths as we remember 9-11.

Should we fight a war on white terrorism?

Although its precise scale is hard to measure, violent white supremacy is clearly a problem in the United States. 

The alarming rise of civilian deaths in the war on terror

New reports show an escalation in civilian casualties from U.S. operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia — and a pattern of U.S. denial about the scale of the problem.

The end of war is just a beginning

What President Trump is actually proposing simply removes the most visible aspect – the troops – while continuing the bombing of eight countries and secret counter terrorism operations across almost half the globe.

Mapping the American War on Terror

All told, it should be clear that another kind of grand plan is needed to deal with the threat of terrorism both globally and to Americans – one that relies on a far smaller U.S. military footprint and costs far less blood and treasure.

Noam Chomsky: Members of migrant caravan are fleeing from misery &...

"Now people are fleeing from the misery and horrors for which we are responsible."

The US military is winning. No, really, it is!

A simple equation proves that the U.S. Armed Forces have triumphed in the War on Terror.

Trump drones on

How un-piloted aircraft has expanded the War on Terror.

POPULAR

From superpower to failed state: Inequality and the public health crisis in America

The pandemic has shined a spotlight on the failings of leaders and elites.

The rise of Christian nationalism in America

Or maybe it's how to legislate evil and punish the poor.

10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

Former corrections officer sentenced to federal prison for assaulting inmate

“The abuse of authority by this law enforcement officer and the violation of the inmate’s civil rights will not be tolerated.”

How Donald Trump abandoned workers after promising to bring manufacturing back to the U.S.

Although Donald Trump won the White House with a vow to reinvigorate a manufacturing base essential for America’s future, he failed to stanch the torrent of U.S. corporations absconding to countries with abysmal working conditions and lax environmental regulations.