Afghanistan

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Despite President Barack Obama's recent admission that drones had inadvertently killed two innocent hostages during strikes on suspected militants in Pakistan, a new poll released Friday reveals that nearly 75 percent of Americans say it's acceptable to use such drones to kill an American citizen abroad if that person is said to have "joined a...
Thalif Deen, IPS News
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations is fighting a losing battle against a rash...
Jeremy Scahill, The Intercept
The U.S. government maintains that its drone strikes against al Qaeda and its “...

Further

Amidst the surreal vengeful spectacle of the Swift-Boating of the Bergdahl family - the "hero" son turned dazed "traitor," the death threats against longsuffering nuanced parents turned just plain weird, all presumably for "questioning the imperial expansion project in Afghanistan" - an un-recruiting video by one who knows and a moving portrait of Bob Bergdahl, a thoughtful "father who just wants his son back," but who also determinedly, admirably and evidently unacceptably seeks to understand...