Regions / Afghanistan
Little in Biden’s history or appointments suggests he’s inclined to end America’s permanent war posture. But empires are not sustained by inclination alone.
Here's why we used the numbers we did -- and what they can and can't tell us.
The repression we saw in Portland wasn't new -- only the targets were.
We need to end systemic racism and the militarism that makes it even deadlier — from Kabul to Atlanta and Baghdad to Minneapolis.
Withdrawing even some of the U.S. troops, planes, drones and bombers from Afghanistan will reduce the killing.
Trump has sent more new troops to the Middle East than he’s bringing home from Afghanistan.
Hard data shows ending our wars would be smart politics — and the first step toward repairing a moral calamity.
America's drone wars have gotten deadlier under Trump, but the Trump-first news cycle makes highlighting the human cost extremely difficult.
Like racist mass murders at home, drone attacks killing dozens of civilians at a time are only possible because of a culture of dehumanization.
Glorifying serial killer-type behavior most service members would find appalling is a strange way to honor them.