Casualties are now being reported in a string of fires at farms.
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Originally posted at TomDispatch. Today, TomDispatch regular Andrew Bacevich, author of America’s War for the Greater Middle East, focuses on the sole memorial in this country to those who have fought in our now almost 18-year-old war on terror – never actually a coherent “war” but a spreading set of conflicts, upheavals, and chaos of … Continue reading "The ‘Forever Wars’ Enshrined"
A pair of air strikes in southern Afghanistan killed 14 civilians, including five women and seven children, the United Nations said on Thursday. The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) tweeted that the attacks occurred in Helmand and Kunar provinces on May 20 and May 22. It did not say who carried out the attacks, … Continue reading "UN: Afghanistan Air Strikes Kill 14 Civilians"
In "celebration" of Memorial Day, this Nation’s most somber day of remembering and grieving those sacrificed in war, President Trump is considering pardoning a number of Servicemen accused or convicted of war crimes. To the delight of some and the outrage of others, President Trump has already granted a full pardon to Michael Behenna, a … Continue reading "Hero or Murderer: The Pardoning of Michael Behenna"
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My friend Andrew Rubin is an amputee. He’s lost his right hand, lower arm, right foot, and lower leg. He used to be an avid runner and cyclist. He can’t do much of that anymore, although his walking is getting much better. Soon he might be able to run with his artificial leg. Andrew is … Continue reading "Foreign Aid That Costs an Arm and a Leg Literally"
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