Regions / Afghanistan
Military leaders want more troops to help prop up an unaccountable Afghan government — one that even Afghans aren't interested in dying for.
No one expected Trump to be a peace president, but he seems bent on taking us to the verge of World War III.
Trump's wars are now all over the map. The peace movement can fight back by joining already thriving intersectional campaigns.
Despite President Obama's promises of a drawdown in Afghanistan, the United States is settling in for the long haul.
The U.S. responded to a barbaric attack that killed 3,000 U.S. civilians with an ongoing barbaric air campaign of their own that's since produced “towers” of dead civilians in the Greater Middle East and Africa.
As refugees take the Olympic stage, the wars that sent them running for their lives continue apace.
Pakistan cracks down on its militants to control, not extinguish, their movements.
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.
It's not too late for the United States to help get Afghanistan back on its feet.
If war crimes are defined as military actions that, intentionally or not, harm great numbers of civilians, then either all wars today are crimes, or the term has become meaningless.