Critics decry the White House’s decision to release millions in aid that is supposed to be subject to human-rights conditions.
Category: U.S. Congress
Restricting US Military Aid to Israel
Nadya Tannous identifies opportunities for challenging Israel’s bedrock claim on U.S. regional priorities.
20 Deadly Years of Wasted Opportunities Since 9/11
With communities across the country in dire need of investment, Lindsay Koshgarian says the case for avoiding more pointless wars couldn’t be clearer.
Lessons for the Evacuation of Afghanistan
The U.S. retaliatory drone strike in Kabul against ISIS-K reminds Ann Wright of her personal experience in helping to relocate large numbers of people in short order from Freetown, Sierra Leone, 25 years ago.
US Agencies’ Planned Expansion of Facial Recognition
The Electronic Frontier Foundation called the expanded use of the technology for law enforcement purposes one of the most disturbing aspects of the GAO report.
7.5 Million Americans Lose Jobless Benefits on Labor Day
Neither Democratic lawmakers nor Biden did anything to prolong the benefits, despite the threat posed by the Delta variant and the end of an eviction moratorium.
The Taliban Surrendered in 2001
Richard W. Began says it is perverse to chastise Biden for a messy ending of the war in Afghanistan and fail to indict George Bush for its illegal beginning.
Afghanistan: Latest US War Driven by Deceit & Delusion
The U.S. capacity for official lying has struck once again, as it has repeatedly for the last 60 years, writes Gordon Adams.
The All-American Base World
As long as this current count of 750 military bases in 81 places remains a reality, so, too, will U.S. wars, writes Patterson Deppen.
Trade Wars Are Class Wars
Narrowing the great divides — between the rich and everyone else — will be the key to reducing new Cold War tensions, writes Sam Pizzigati.