US Troop Build Up Threatens Resource War In The Arctic

By Sam Carliner, Left Voice. -

While plenty of headlines are being dedicated to the U.S. military’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, an increase of U.S. forces in another area has gone under the radar. This area is the [...]

175 Years Of Border Invasions

By David Vine, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

Amid renewed fear mongering about an “invasion” at the U.S.-Mexico border, this week’s 175th anniversary of the 1846–1848 war the U.S. government instigated with Mexico is a reminder that [...]

Five Injured In Rocket Attack On US Airbase In Iraq

By Peoples Dispatch. -

Five people – two foreign contractors and three Iraqi soldiers – were injured on Sunday, April 18 in a rocket attack on an air base near Baghdad, Al Jazeera reported. A total of five rockets hit [...]

Why Biden’s Choice To Bomb Outer Space Is So Damn Exciting

By Lee Camp, ScheerPost.com. -

President Biden has announced he will be continuing to build Donald Trump’s Space Force — an idea Trump probably dreamed up while high on some bizarre pills his special “doctor” gave him and had [...]

At Least 36% Of Mass Shooters Have Been Trained By The US Military

By David Swanson, Counterpunch. -

It is extremely easy in the United States to obtain guns, to find places to practice using them, and to find trainers willing to teach you to use them. There’s no need to have any contact with [...]

Next Indo-Pacific US Commander Warns Of China’s Threat To Taiwan

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

During his confirmation hearing to head the command that covers 51 percent of the globe, U.S. Pacific Fleet commander Admiral John Aquilino told the Senate Armed Services Committee that “the most [...]

Congress Given Specific Path To Cut Pentagon Budget By $80 Billion

By Kenny Stancil, Commondreams. -

A coalition of more than 25 groups representing a range of political perspectives sent a letter Wednesday to key congressional committees with specific suggestions for slashing the Pentagon's [...]

The Military’s Africa Gambit

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

When does neo-imperialist subtext tip over to overt imperialism? Well, when it comes to America’s Africa policy, apparently it’s when Foreign Affairs indulges the published fantasies of a [...]

One More US Logistics Convoy Reportedly Hit By Roadside Bomb In Iraq

By Oleg Burunov, Sputnik News. -

The blast is the latest in a series of explosions that have targeted US-led coalition logistical convoys in Iraq over the past several months. A possible roadside bomb blast has ripped through [...]

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 [...]

Okinawa: US Military Seeks A Base Built On The Bones Of The War Dead

By Maia Hibbett, The Nation. -

One Sunday in October, Takamatsu Gushiken dug up a femur. It was one of several exciting finds that fall. By the month’s end, he had uncovered the phalange of a foot, two fibulas, and a lower [...]

A Global Demand To 35 Governments: Get Your Troops Out Of Afghanistan

By David Swanson, Antiwar.com. -

The governments of Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, [...]

International Organizations Urge Biden Administration To Suspend US-South Korea Joint Military Exercises

By a coalition of organizations, Popular Resistance. -

On Wednesday, a statement endorsed by 110 U.S., 197 South Korean, and 80 international civil society organizations was sent to the Biden administration urging the suspension of annual combined [...]

The Future Of War, American-Style

By Danny Sjursen, Tom Dispatch. -

Hard as it is to believe in this time of record pandemic deaths, insurrection, and an unprecedented encore impeachment, Joe Biden is now officially at the helm of the U.S. war machine.  He is, in [...]

The Country Where Liberty Is A Statue

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 6 January, the world witnessed an interesting spectacle, an assortment of what appeared to be characters from fantasy television shows taking possession of the US Capitol, where the [...]