Climate And War: Bill McKibben’s Deadly Miscalculation

By Luke Orsborne, Wrong Kind of Green. -

In late June 2019, author and founder of 350.org Bill McKibben produced an article for the New York Review of Books whose headline echoed a growing awareness of the significant role of US [...]

Minneapolis Joins With 90 U.S. Cities To Say “U.S. Troops Out Of Iraq – No War On Iran”

By Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Fightbacknews.org -

Milwaukee, WI - The Freedom Road Socialist Organization was named in an article published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on January 7 after a candidate for Milwaukee County Executive was [...]

The US Is Bringing War On Itself By Refusing To Leave Iraq

By Elijah Magnier from his website -

Sources at Iraqi Prime minister Adel Abdel Mahdi’s office in Baghdad believe “the US is unwilling to listen to reason, to the Iraqi government or the parliament. It has the intention of bringing [...]

How The President Became A Drone Operator

By Allegra Harpootlian, Tomdispatch.com -

We’re only a few days into the new decade and it’s somehow already a bigger dumpster fire than the last. On January 2nd, President Trump decided to order what one expert called “the most [...]

The 2020s Has To Be The Decade We Stop Climate Change—Not Start Another War

By Sarah Lazare, Inthesetimes.com -

The harms perpetrated by U.S. militarism must be measured not only by its direct violence, but by its foreclosure on other possible futures. This is the decade we have to stop climate change. But [...]

The Global War Of Error

By Tom Engelhardt, Tomdispatch.com -

Yes, our infrastructure stinks, our schools are failing, this country’s a nightmare of inequality, and there’s a self-promoting madman in the White House, so isn’t it time to take pride in the [...]

Iran Warned US Of Missile Attack, Troops Had Three Hours To Evacuate

By Emily Crane, Daily Mail. -

The United States had three hours warning of the missile strikes after Iran tipped them off via a European embassy and ensured their plans of an attack were easily detectable, U.S. officials [...]

The War In Afghanistan Is A Fraud

By Lee Camp, Truthdig. -

Bombs have numbers. Humans have names. Our American military boasts a skill and passion for using numbers to turn names into yet more numbers. But these numbers have grown so gargantuan and out [...]

The Endless War With Iran

By John Feffer, Foreign Policy In Focus. -

The United States has been in a 40-year cold war with Iran. Just like the cold war with the Soviet Union, the conflict between Washington and Tehran has been fought largely through proxies: in [...]

A New Middle East ‘Made In Iran’ Is About To Be Born

By Elijah J. Magnier. -

It would be inaccurate to say the US will leave the Middle East. However, it is certain that the assassination of one single man – the Iranian General Qassem Soleimani – is diminishing US [...]

The Useless War Powers Act

By Harry Blain, Fpif.org -

By any measure, the War Powers Act has failed to constrain presidential warmaking. A simpler step would be to stop funding wars. Practically speaking, the Trump administration’s extrajudicial [...]

Congress: War Profiteering Is Real. We Need To End It.

By Sarah Anderson, Otherwords.org -

Surging stock prices for military contractors gave several CEOs an early payday after Trump’s Iran aggression. The prospect of war with Iran is terrifying. Experts predict as many as a million [...]

Iraqi Prime Minister Tells Pompeo To Remove US Troops, Pompeo Refuses

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi told Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to start working out a road map for a US troop withdrawal from Iraq.  The US State Department flatly dismissed the request. US [...]

US Anti-War Protesters Demonstrate Following US, Iran Strikes In Iraq

By Morgan Artyukhina, Sputniknews.com -

A day after Iran fired dozens of missiles at US forces in Iraq in retaliation for the assassination of a top Iranian general, US antiwar protesters took to the streets to demand the Trump [...]

A Report Card On The American Project

By Andrew Bacevich, Tomdispatch.com -

Thirty years ago this month, President George H.W. Bush appeared before a joint session of Congress to deliver his first State of the Union Address, the first post-Cold War observance of this [...]