Posts Tagged: Civilian Casualties
It's time to relegate the bankrupt counterinsurgency doctrine into the “dustbin of history.”
Unless a tactical shift in the balance of power occurs, it is unlikely that either the regime or the rebels will gain control of Syria's entire territory.
It didn't take long for the world to recognize that the US invasion and occupation of Iraq constituted a "dumb war." But dumb wasn't the half of it.
Nick Turse's new book uses personal portraits to reveal an often ignored commonality of U.S. wars.
A hole in the ground, stained in blood, where a family once lived peacefully--is this to be the calling card of America's counterterrorism campaign in Pakistan?
How one internally displaced Colombian found himself caught between rebels and paramilitaries -- and how he suffered for it.
Civilians of the CIA conducting drone attacks invites retaliation on U.S. citizens.
As success in Afghanistan becomes more uncertain, Conn Hallinan argues that the problem is not Afghanistan, but the entire concept of counterinsurgency.
The human instinct of herd mentality can't serve as justification for the indiscriminate killing of civilians outside U.S. borders.
The mostly hidden story of escalated aerial bombardments in Iraq and elsewhere in the region.