All Articles on Afghanistan

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New Study Details 'Staggering' $6 Trillion (and Counting) Price Tag of Endless US War
"The U.S. continues to fund the wars by borrowing, so this is a conservative estimate of the consequences of funding the war as if on a credit card."
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As George W. Bush Gets "Liberty Medal," Afghan People Suffer 17th Year in Nation "Made a Hell" by US Invasion
"After the Taliban we were expecting something good, but instead, day by day, it is getting worse."
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Washington has spent between $900 billion and $2 trillion in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11 and certainly killed tens of thousands of Afghans in that never-ending war. (Photo: U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mike Brady, Task Force Cyclone, 38th Infantry Division Public Affairs) Views
The Stories War Tells Me
A veteran and parent can’t stop thinking about the war he fought
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George W. Bush Started an Immoral War. Now He's Getting the Liberty Medal
"Donald Trump's narcissistic embrace of racism, crudeness, and blatant lying is too easy to brand as un-American and 'not who we are.' But George W. Bush's militarism, empire-building, and hypocrisy in pursuit of those goals was maybe a little too American."
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US soldiers News
Half Million Killed by America's Global War on Terror 'Just Scratches the Surface' of Human Destruction
"This new body count signals that, far from diminishing, the war is only intensifying."
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(Un)Happy Anniversary! 17 Years of US War (and More to Come)
If you consider this the anniversary of a marriage made in hell, then you would also have to think of the war on terror that started in Afghanistan as having had a brood of demon children -- the invasion of Iraq being the first of them -- and by now possibly even grandchildren.
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Iqbal Khyber and Badshah Khan bring a breath of fresh air. (Photo: Dr Hakim) Views
Nonviolent Afghans Bring a Breath of Fresh Air
We have all been smoking the cigarette of war, despite the evidence on its cancer-causing nature. What we should do is to quit smoking. Quit the human behavior of war!
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Rethinking National Security: Some Unsolicited Advice for an Undeclared Presidential Candidate
A letter to Sen. Elizabeth Warren
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Few Democrats Offer Alternatives to War-Weary Voters
The party's failure to challenge US foreign policy is both a moral and strategic failure
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soldier News
As 18th Year of War in Afghanistan Begins, Sen. Warren Says: 'Long Past Time to Bring Our Troops Home'
Sanders, meanwhile, called for "a vigorous discussion about our foreign policy, and how it needs to change in this new era."
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