William Astore says the U.S. is a nation being unmade by war, the very opposite of what most Americans are taught. If wars were won with lies, he argues, the U.S. would be undefeated.
Tag: Afghanistan War
7 Unasked Questions About US Military Spending
Truly critical issues involving hundreds of billions, if not trillions, of U.S. taxpayer dollars go largely uncovered, writes William J. Astore.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Taliban Takeover Alarms the Gulf
The quick collapse of the Afghan government after the withdrawal of U.S. troops has scared the despots, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
Where Do Afghanistan’s Refugees Go?
Tazreena Sajjad says the current harrowing scene is unfolding within a long-standing displacement crisis.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: No Insight After Afghanistan
Remaking the world — all of it — in the U.S. image has been a foundation stone of American foreign policy since the Wilson administration — a century ago.
Investors in US Weapon-Makers Only Clear Winners of Afghan War
Share prices of military manufacturers vastly outperformed the stock market overall during the Afghanistan War.
Feeling Betrayed by Combat Veterans in Congress
It’s disturbing for Danny Sjursen to witness veterans in Congress supporting the Afghan War by far wider margins than combat-comrades back in their districts.
Team Trump Failed to Bully ICC Into Dropping War Crimes Probe
Now that U.S. officials will be investigated for war crimes, the international court can expect escalating threats and retaliation by the White House, says Marjorie Cohn.
The Not-So-Great ‘Great Game’
Michael Brenner considers the latest round of disputes over the latest presidential elections in Afghanistan.
Remembering America’s First (& Longest) Forgotten War on Islamists
Danny Sjursen finds America’s Moro War – which included misleading accounts of progress by military commanders — grimly familiar in the context of today’s Afghan War.