Americans Ready For Less U.S. Military Intervention & More Congressional Oversight

By Staff, -

Washington, D.C. January 2, 2018. Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy – a bipartisan initiative designed to advocate for more oversight of U.S. military intervention abroad – commissioned [...]

War At Home: The Dangers Of Bombs In Our Backyards

By Ranjani Chakraborty and Abrahm Lustgarten, -

ProPublica months ago began investigating the scope of the environmental problems caused by the U.S. military on domestic soil. What we found was arresting. The Pentagon has catalogued more than [...]

An Officer’s Path To Dissent

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, -

For a while there, I was a real star. High up in my class at West Point, tough combat deployments in two wars, a slew of glowing evaluations, even a teaching assignment back at the military [...]

The Monster In The Mirror…US Network Of Military Bases

By Nora Fernandez, -

This year the Conference of the International Network for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases will take place in Baltimore, US (Jan. 12 to 14).  It will have three keynote speakers: Mr. Ajamu [...]

Trump Breaks Record Special Ops Deployed In 149 Countries

By Nick Turse, -

“We don’t know exactly where we’re at in the world, militarily, and what we’re doing,” said Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, in October. That was in the [...]

Still Waiting For An Antiwar Awakening

By Andrew J. Bacevich, -

What makes a Harvey Weinstein moment? The now-disgraced Hollywood mogul is hardly the first powerful man to stand accused of having abused women. The Harveys who preceded Harvey himself are [...]

Prolonged US Military Presence In Syria?

By Sophie Mangal, -

Officially the U.S. strength in Syria stood at approximately 500 troops, including hundreds of additional Special Operations forces, forward air controllers, artillery crews and others. They [...]

USAG Humphreys: Story Behind America’s Biggest Overseas Base

By Jon Letman, -

By Jon Letman for The Diplomat - At first glance, Humphreys looks like an ordinary American suburb. With K-12 schools, chapels, a library, a big box store, dental and veterinary clinics and a [...]

Defense Department: War On Terror Costs $250 Million A Day For 16 Years

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By Jay Cassano for International Bussiness Times - American taxpayers have spent $1.46 trillion on wars abroad since September 11, 2001. The Department of Defense periodically releases a “cost of [...]

“AmazonLog” — A Military Drill With Vast Amazonian Aspirations

By Whitney Webb, -

By Whitney Webb for Mint Press News - Initially touted by the Brazilian military as an opportunity to “develop greater knowledge, share experiences and develop mutual trust,” it has since emerged [...]

ICC Prosecutor Seeks To Investigate US Crimes In Afghanistan

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By Staff of ICC - Today, the Situation in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has been assigned to a Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court ('ICC' or the 'Court'), following my [...]

U.S. Military Is The Largest Employer In The World

By Sue Chang, -

By Sue Chang for Market Watch - Travel on Uncle Sam’s dime and have taxpayers pay for your education—these are some of the perks offered by the U.S. military, and it appears its recruiting [...]

More US Troops In Latin America: Signs Of An Invasion Foretold?

By Martín Pastor, -

By Martín Pastor for Black Agenda Report - The US army will increase its military presence in Latin America’s Amazonia. Under the “Amazon Log” Initiative, passed in 2017 by Michel Temer’s [...]

The US, Africa And A New Century Of War

By William Rivers Pitt, -

By William Rivers Pitt for Truthout - Most Americans' broad ignorance regarding Africa is a long-standing phenomenon, one perpetuated from the top down. In 2008, the campaign staffers tasked to [...]

U.S. Military Activity “Recruiting Tool” For Terror Groups In W. Africa

By Nick Turse, -

By Nick Turse for The Intercept - THE MISSION NEVER made the front page of the New York Times or the Washington Post. It wasn’t covered on CNN or Fox News. Neither the White House chief of staff, [...]