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The Real Humanitarian Crisis Is Not Aleppo

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org October 17, 2016   The Real Humanitarian Crisis Is Not Aleppo   Why do we hear only of the “humanitarian crisis in Aleppo” and not of the humanitarian crisis everywhere else in Syria where the evil that rules in Washington has unleashed its ISIL mercenaries to slaughter the […]

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Fifteen Years Into the Afghan War, Do Americans Know the Truth?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 12, 2016   Fifteen Years Into the Afghan War, Do Americans Know the Truth?   Last week marked the fifteenth anniversary of the US invasion of Afghanistan, the longest war in US history. There weren’t any victory parades or photo-ops with Afghanistan’s post-liberation leaders. That is because the […]


Post-9/11 Wars Have Cost Nearly $5 Trillion (and Counting): Report

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams September 14, 2016   Post-9/11 Wars Have Cost Nearly $5 Trillion (and Counting): Report As nation remembers 9/11 victims, report calculates cost of military response to attacks     The U.S. military interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan have cost taxpayers nearly $5 trillion and counting, according to a new report […]

Post-9/11 Wars Have Cost Nearly $5 Trillion (and Counting): Report

efore We Go To War With Russia and China, What About Afghanistan?

Before We Go To War With Russia and China, What About Afghanistan?

By Eric Margolis LewRockwell.com August 1, 2016   Before We Go To War With Russia and China, What About Afghanistan?     Anti-Russian hysteria in America reached its apogee this week as Democrats tried to divert attention from embarrassing revelations about how the Democratic Party apparatus had rigged the primaries against Bernie Sanders by claiming Vlad […]


The Disposable Veterans

By Karen De Coster LewRockwell.com July 29, 2016   The Disposable Veterans     The obituary says he “lost his battle with PTSD.” He lost his battle for freedom and a quality life once he signed up to be used as cannon fodder for the US Government. Quote: “Ketchum had been struggling with PTSD and substance abuse after […]

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Fool’s Errand: NATO Pledges Four More Years of War in Afghanistan

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute July 11, 2016   The longest war in US history just got even longer. As NATO wrapped up its 2016 Warsaw Summit, the organization agreed to continue funding Afghan security forces through the year 2020. Of course with all that funding comes US and NATO troops, and thousands of […]


Six Years and $17 Billion Wasted in Afghanistan

By Against Crony Capitalism January 31, 2016   Six Years and $17 Billion Wasted in Afghanistan     Hey, it’s only money, your money, which we might as well have just buried in the desert. Actually it’s worse than that as dumping the money into the ground would have been a waste but wouldn’t have […]

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US Foreign Policy of Interminable War to Support the National Security State

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute December 15, 2015   US Foreign Policy of Interminable War to Support the National Security State   Continuing his insightful analysis offered in October RT and November Real News Network interviews, Lawrence Wilkerson, a former United States Army colonel and chief of staff for Secretary of State Colin Powel, […]


Rushing in Where Fools Fear to Tread

By Eric Margolis LewRockwell.com December 3, 2015   Rushing in Where Fools Fear to Tread   Concentration of forces is the most basic  law of military science. Victory on the battlefield is won by amassing as many troops as possible at the key point of attack, or ‘schwehrpunkt,’ as it’s known in German. Unfortunately, the […]

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The image on the left shows the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan on June 21, 2015, before the U.S. military bombing. The image on the right shows the facility on October 8, 2015, following the attack. (Photos from report)

New MSF Report Details Horrific Carnage as US Bombed Hospital

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams November 5, 2015   New MSF Report Details Horrific Carnage as US Bombed Hospital ‘The view from inside the hospital is that this attack was conducted with a purpose to kill and destroy’     With the U.S. still refusing to consent to an independent probe, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on […]


MSF staff treat injured colleagues and patients in the hospital's safe room after the airstrike. (Photo: MSF)

Evidence Mounts that US Military Knew They Were Bombing Active Hospital

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams October 27, 2015   Evidence Mounts that US Military Knew They Were Bombing Active Hospital Reporting raises new questions about potential war crimes in U.S. bombing of Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan     The Associated Press provided new evidence Monday that the U.S. military knew that the Doctors […]


MSF: Forcible US Intrusion Into Hospital May Have Destroyed War Crimes Evidence

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams October 17, 2015   MSF: Forcible US Intrusion Into Hospital May Have Destroyed War Crimes Evidence “Their unannounced and forced entry damaged property, destroyed potential evidence and caused stress and fear for the MSF team,” says medical charity.     Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said that the U.S. military’s forcible […]

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