All Articles on War on Terror

Trump talks a whole lot about endless wars but doesn’t do anything about them. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Trump’s Endless Wars
Trump’s not bringing the troops home. He’s been haphazardly deploying more troops, drones, and dollars abroad, while waging a shadow foreign policy for his own benefit.
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Considering that Pompeo is widely known as both a war hawk—a proponent of war with Iran—and an ally of blatant Islamophobes, his declaration of service to a perfect God is definitely troubling. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Views
The Collusion Of Church and State
Where are the values—religious or otherwise—that can save this recklessly careening, war-addicted, carbon-spewing state from participating both in its own and the whole planet's destruction?
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A Yemeni collects items amidst the rubble of a destroyed funeral hall building following reported airstrikes by Saudi-led coalition air-planes on the capital Sanaa on October 8, 2016. (Photo: MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Death, Bloodshed, and Misery in Yemen
"Strike with creativity!" proclaims Raytheon.
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Despite Trump’s frequently voiced desire “to get out of these ridiculous Endless Wars, many of them tribal, and bring our soldiers home,” he may yet do more harm than his Republican predecessor. (Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Views
The True High Crimes and Misdemeanors of Donald J. Trump
Extorting Ukraine is bad enough, but the president has done much worse.
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Turkish soldiers prepare to cross the border into Syria on October 09, 2019 in Akcakale, Turkey. The military action is part of a campaign to extend Turkish control of more of northern Syria. (Photo: Burak Kara/Getty Images) Views
Trump’s Betrayal of the Kurds Is Terrible, But the Answer Is Not Endless War
Like millions of others, the Kurds are victims of disastrous U.S. interventions in the region.
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KTVU Reporter Heather Holmes got a ride with the Blue Angels—and did nothing but PR for the Navy. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
The Problem With the Blue Angels
Local news media celebrate a dangerous, expensive, military PR event without raising a single question or issue.
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Kurds Strike Deal With Syrian Government to Battle Turkey's Offensive After Trump Orders Evacuation of Remaining US Troops
"About 130,000 people have been displaced in Syria... with at least 60 civilian casualties in Syria and 18 dead in Turkey."
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Trump Isn't Really Ending Endless Wars, He's Making Them Worse
Here's what progressives should support in Syria.
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'Terrifying and Totally Predictable': Pentagon Confirms US Forces in Syria Came Under Turkish Artillery Fire
Noting Turkey's claims that this was a mistake, the U.S. peace group CodePink declared that "this is what happens when a country goes into a war of expansion so callously and rapidly."
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The civil war in Syria, exacerbated by military intervention by countries including the U.S., has left 5.5 million Syrians seeking asylum. (Photo: World Bank Photo Collection/Flickr/cc) Views
Trump's Bankrupt Syria Policy: Civilians Will Pay the Price
Trump's decision confirms the decline of US power in the Middle East and globally.
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