Will Biden Finally Get US Troops Out Of Afghanistan?

By Maj. Danny Sjursen USA (Ret.), AntiWar.com. -

Real talk: Joe Biden hasn’t had too many finest hours in his 47 years plus years on the national scene. To be fair, he’s had his moments – like a powerful, earthy, and impassioned 1986 speech he [...]

The Black Antiwar Movement Demands Biden Take Concrete Steps To End The Wars At Home And Abroad

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

President Biden declared early in his presidency that he wants to advance racial equity. The new Secretary of Defense, General Lloyd Austin, the first Black person to serve in that role, [...]

BAP Solidarity Network Demands Biden End War In Afghanistan

By the Black Alliance for Peace. -

In response to the Biden administration suggesting it will not complete the withdrawal of U.S. forces, per the Doha Agreement of February 2020, the Black Alliance for Peace Solidarity Network [...]

Afghanistan War Exposed: An Imperial Conspiracy

By Abby Martin, Empire Files. -

The perpetual occupation of Afghanistan has become so normalized and mostly serves as background noise to Americans -it's even jokingly referred to as the "forever war" - accepted as just a [...]

Will They Ever Be Over?

By Nick Turse, Tom Dispatch. -

“This is a different kind of war, which we will wage aggressively and methodically to disrupt and destroy terrorist activity,” President George W. Bush announced a little more than two weeks [...]

War Crimes Report Means Get The Fuck Out Of Afghanistan

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

The much-anticipated report on potential war crimes by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in Afghanistan has been released, recommending 19 current or former soldiers be investigated for up to 39 [...]

Afghanistan War: A Troop Drawdown is Welcome, But It’s Not Enough

By Win Without War. -

“A drawdown of U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq is a long-overdue and welcome step in the right direction. But let’s be clear: this is just a step, not an end to these long wars. Maintaining [...]

A Typical Democratic Official On The Pentagon And War

By W. J. Astore, Bracing Views. -

Jeh Johnson, formerly homeland security secretary under President Obama, showed how a typical Democratic official approaches the Pentagon and war as he spoke on ABC’s This Week on Sunday [...]

Afghanistan Diary

By Sarah Ball, Voices for Creative Nonviolence. -

Afghanistan returns to me through Nagiba’s room. She is on the roof of the kitchen across the courtyard; I can see her through the window. She is gathering sticks to light the samovar for boiling [...]

Discredited Russian Bounty Story Exposes Media’s Role In Status Quo

By Danny Sjursen, ScheerPost.com. -

It is an old journalistic trope: no one reads the correction … or the retraction. No matter how serious the error or profound the implications of the misreporting. Like, let’s say the entire [...]

Will A Biden Foreign Policy Make A Difference For The World?

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The “left” rationalization for collaborating with the neoliberal wing of the Democrat Party is premised on the argument that a win for the national Democrat candidate translates into better [...]

Oregon Can’t Fight Wildfires Because Its Helicopters Were Sent To Afghanistan

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

More than half a million Oregonians have been forced to flee their homes, as wildfires continue to ravage the West Coast of the United States. Amid record-breaking temperatures, the wildfires, [...]

US Punishes ICC For Investigating Potential War Crimes

By Susan M. Akram, The Conversation. -

The Trump administration has sought to weaken or abandon various international agencies since 2016. Now it’s taking aim at the International Criminal Court, a global tribunal that investigates [...]

I Was Wrong: Congress Isn’t Cowardly; It’s Evil!

By Danny Sjursen, Antiwar.com. -

Now that Congress has shown the "courage" of its combat-continuation "convictions," expect a repeat performance enabling the next (potentially extinctive) war – this time in Europe. As I noted [...]

Anti-Russia War Fever Spreads On Capitol Hill

By Patrick Martin, WSWS. -

Groups of congressional Republicans and Democrats have visited the White House over the past two days for briefings on allegations that the Russian military intelligence agency GRU offered [...]

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