Even The Warriors Say The Wars Make Us Less Safe

By Staff, Worldbeyondwar.org -

“Admiral Dennis Blair, the former director of National Intelligence (in the) New York Times [49]: While “drone attacks did help reduce the Qaeda leadership in Pakistan,” he wrote, “they also [...]

History Of Major Wars Show They Can Explode Quickly And Disastrously

By Bear F. Braumoeller, Theconversation.com -

Despite the claims of optimists, the odds that an international conflict will snowball into a bloody war haven’t gone down significantly since the end of World War II. Trump administration [...]

The Financial Nuclear Option Will Settle Trump’s War With Iran

By Pepe Escobar, Asiatimes.com -

On foreign soil, as a guest nation, US has assassinated a diplomatic envoy whose mission the US had requested. The bombshell facts were delivered by caretaker Iraqi Prime Minister Adil [...]

Trump’s Deja Vu Wartime Playbook

By Staff, Jackrasmus.com -

In 1964 there was the infamous ‘Tonkin Gulf’ incident that provided then president Johnson the cover to escalate US involvement in Vietnam. Later Pentagon documents made public revealed the [...]

War With Iran

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

The assassination by the United States of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, near Baghdad’s airport will ignite widespread retaliatory attacks against U.S. targets from [...]

Wars, Secrecy, And Lies

By W.J. Astore, Bracingviews.com -

This is nothing new, of course.  Perhaps the best book I read in 2019 is H. Bruce Franklin’s Crash Course: From the Good War to the Forever War.  Franklin, who served in the U.S. Air Force in the [...]

The US Approves Bill That May Legislate Hybrid Warfare On Venezuela

By Nino Pagliccia, Oneworld.press -

In a nutshell, we can safely say that the US government will make large amounts of US taxpayers' money available for regime change in Venezuela under the guise of “humanitarian relief” for a [...]

The Capitalist Crisis Has Made The U.S. A Pariah State

By Danny Haiphong, Blackagendareport.com -

Capitalism, even of the U.S.’ so-called “exceptional” variety, is characterized by cyclical crises that occur every ten or so years. Marxist theorists attribute the emergence of capitalist crises [...]

The “Afghanistan Papers”: The Criminality And Disaster Of A War Based Upon Lies

By Bill Van Auken, Wsws.org -

The publication Monday by the Washington Post of interviews with senior US officials and military commanders on the nearly two-decades-old US war in Afghanistan has provided a damning indictment [...]

House Compromises Away Peace, Senate Stands By War

By Staff, Davidswanson.org -

“The Senate recedes with an amendment that would express the sense of Congress that, among other things, a sustained credible diplomatic process based on concrete measures to achieve the [...]

I Knew The War In Afghanistan Was A Lie

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, Truthdig.com -

Nightmares still haunt me. Sometimes it’s the standard stuff associated with classic post-traumatic stress disorder: flashbacks of horrible attacks and images of my mutilated troopers. More [...]

End The Wars, Win The Antiwar Vote

By Peter Certo, Otherwords.org   -

Like anyone else who was around that day, I can tell you exactly where I was on 9/11. I was a Catholic school eighth grader, fresh off my 14th birthday. The school day lurched along for a while, [...]

Moral Injury And America’s Endless Conflicts

By Arnold R. Isaacs, Tomdispatch.com -

When an announcement of a "Moral Injury Symposium" turned up in my email, I was a bit startled to see that it came from the U.S. Special Operations Command. That was a surprise because many [...]

American Exceptionalism Is Killing The Planet

By William J. Astore, Tomdispatch.com -

Ever since 2007, when I first started writing for TomDispatch, I’ve been arguing against America’s forever wars, whether in Afghanistan, Iraq, or elsewhere. Unfortunately, it’s no surprise that, [...]

History Demands: Turn Imperialist Wars Into Wars Against Imperialism

By Ajamu Baraka, Blackagendareport.com -

Global dominance has been the centerpiece of U.S. policy in the aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union when the U.S. suddenly found itself without a counter to its global imperialist [...]

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