Withdrawing US Troops From Afghanistan Is Only A Start

By Phyllis Bennis, The Nation. -

In recent months talk of withdrawing troops from Afghanistan has increased once again. It’s not the first time during the course of the nearly two-decades-long war that we’ve heard this, and at [...]

The Afghanistan Papers: Mother Asks, How Does The US Justify Their Actions To A Mother Who Lost Her Child?

By Mary Hladky, United for Peace and Justice -

As the mother of an infantry officer who served in Zhari District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, at the height of President Obama’s surge, I have a question:  How do three Presidents and top [...]