The United States has withdrawn its troops from Afghanistan. Only 750 military bases to go.
Trump didn’t just tie his successor’s hands. He handcuffed them to the throttle of a runaway train.
Nation-building in Afghanistan and Iraq was the resurrection of a doctrine that should have been buried after Vietnam.
Middle East experts who opposed America’s post-9/11 wars were ridiculed as anti-American extremists. In reality, it was the pro-war right that was making us less safe.
Countless innocents died in the 20 years of war our country launched in the name of our 9/11 dead.
For just a fraction of what we’ve spent on militarization these last 20 years, we could start to make life much better.
The 9/11 attacks were a surprise. The response wasn’t.
Just imagine where America might really be today if Congress had spent close to $8 trillion rebuilding this country?
Julian Aguon’s ‘The Properties of Perpetual Light’ is a thoughtful meditation on how, to understand problems at the center of a colonial society, we have to look at the margins.
Biden is right to end the forever war in Afghanistan. Now he needs to close the forever prison that it built.