Posts Tagged: Civilian Casualties
As leaked documents obtained by the Intercept reveal, the drone war is likely creating more terrorists than it's killing.
Meanwhile, the Obama administration is keeping troops in Afghanistan because there's "a risk of deterioration." Oh, the irony.
The best way to ensure that U.S. troops won't bomb any more civilian targets in Afghanistan is for President Obama to pull them out.
As Yemen rapidly disintegrates, the U.S. is turning a blind eye to atrocities committed by its Saudi allies — even as Washington enables them.
There may be a responsible way to fight the Islamic State, but the U.S. will have to leave its boots in the closet and the drones in the hangar.
As the U.S. drone war flares up again in Yemen, a distressingly familiar pattern is playing out.
"American Sniper" is well acted, slickly produced, and occasionally gripping. It's also war propaganda.
During and after Israel's war on Gaza, bipartisan congressional majorities have worked to undermine war crimes investigations by the United Nations and human rights groups.
Even some critics of Israel bristled when its recent attacks on Gaza were called "genocidal." But a closer look reveals disturbing parallels with genocides past.
Obama is more than willing to stand up against the Islamic State. Too bad he wasn't willing to stand up to his hawkish critics.