Afghanistan


The Failures of Obama’s Foreign Policy

By David Gordon Mises Institute January 23, 2017   The Failures of Obama’s Foreign Policy   As Murray Rothbard often emphasized, the free market and a peaceful foreign policy are indispensable partners. We cannot maintain a free market if the government engages in a bellicose foreign policy. A powerful and aggressive state constantly engaged in […]

The Failures of Obama's Foreign Policy

3 Realities You Aren’t Being Told About Afghanistan

3 Realities You Aren’t Being Told About Afghanistan

By Ulson Gunnar New Eastern Outlook January 11, 2017   3 Realities You Aren’t Being Told About Afghanistan     US commander of US Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A) General John Nicholson’s December 2016 briefing was paradoxical and perhaps indicative of the bankrupted foreign policy that defines America’s occupation in Afghanistan. The US Department of Defense published General […]


Will Obama’s ‘Good War’ in Afghanistan Continue?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 9, 2017   Will Obama’s ‘Good War’ in Afghanistan Continue?   Last week, as the mainstream media continued to obsess over the CIA’s evidence-free claim that the Russians hacked the presidential election, President Obama quietly sent 300 US Marines back into Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. This is the first […]

Ron Paul

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

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 […]


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 […]

Ron Paul

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

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 […]


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 […]

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

The Disposable Veterans

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 […]


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 […]

Ron Paul

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 […]


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, […]


Eric Margolis - No One Needs Another Korean War

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 […]


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 […]