Posts Tagged: Afghan War
Imagine telling the family of a fallen soldier they died to ensure Saudi hegemony in the Gulf, an eternal Guantanamo, or the spread of terror groups and refugees.
These generals couldn't conquer Iraq or Afghanistan. But under Trump, they've conquered Washington.
The billionaires who backed Trump are making out a lot better than Putin.
Military leaders want more troops to help prop up an unaccountable Afghan government — one that even Afghans aren't interested in dying for.
The wars America is already fighting are going to cost trillions. The cost of the ones to come is almost incomprehensible.
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.
As refugees take the Olympic stage, the wars that sent them running for their lives continue apace.
From the comfortable alt-rock of PJ Harvey to the hypnotic antagonism of Anohni, new protest music offers a relief from the official rhythms of war and peace.
Our foreign policy is aggressive, parochial, and hard-hearted. Unless voters finally demand differently, our next president will be the same.