Category Archives: Afghanistan

Meet Your New Warmongery Overlords

A brief overview of the U.S. Senate’s incoming freshman class’ foreign policy views is not pretty. Even those newly elected senators who seem to indicate some skepticism of foreign military intervention and a willingness to cut military spending couch their … Continue reading

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Are American Soldiers Pure Evil? (Review of Valley of the Wolves)

By Michael C. Troncale No, they aren’t. No. No. No. No. I don’t think U.S. soldiers are just serial killers hiding behind the mask of Old Glory. Many Americans sacrificed a lot to fight and die in Iraq and Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Happy Presidents’ Day: Part of the US Empire Atrocities Tour

by jay janson Eminent historian Prof. Noam Chomsky of M.I.T., various times voted world’s most famous intellectual in international polls, has said over and over again, without provoking much negative outcry, “If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would … Continue reading

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GatesGate: If Obama “Lost Faith” on Afghanistan, Why Didn’t He Act Accordingly?

Former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates, in his new memoir, writes: eventually lost faith in the troop increase he ordered in Afghanistan, his doubts fed by top White House civilian advisers opposed to the strategy, who continually brought him negative … Continue reading

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What Would a Global Movement to Ground the Drones Look Like?

by Joe Scarry The 2013 CODEPINK Drones Summit has made it clear to me that the global movement against drones is happening. I opened my computer this morning to see this image: Imran Khan addressing a massive crowd at the #PakistanAgainstDrones protest … Continue reading

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ORGANIZE! Build the National Network Against Drones

by Joe Scarry A two-hour block has been set aside at the upcoming 2013 CODEPINK Drone Summit “Drones Around the Globe: Proliferation and Resistance” (Nov 16/17) for the purpose ofbuilding and strengthening the US national network against drones (NSDSW – Network to … Continue reading

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UN Day Films – Gloating Faces, Libya Syria Destroyed, Somalian Korean Genocides Augur Nuremberg UN Trial

by jay janson The United Nations Organization was created  by the Colonial Powers;  for the Colonial Powers; of the Colonial Powers, plus a few dozen of their nominally freed colonies on October 24, 1945.  This past Thursday was its sixty-sixth birthday … Continue reading

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