9/11

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Since the 2001 U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, the war has cost trillions of dollars and nearly a quarter-million lives. (Photo: Veronique de Viguerie/Edit by Getty Images)
"Ending the war as soon as possible is the only rational and humane thing to do," said a co-director of the Costs of War Project.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
U.S. troops patrol near Forward Operating Base Baylough in Zabul province, Afghanistan. (Photo: U.S. Army/Public Domain)
White House announcement for complete withdrawal comes nearly two decades after...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
A member of the U.S. Marine Corps deployed during the Iraq War. (Photo: Cpl. Brian M. Henner/USMC/flickr/cc)
The president and Congress, said one leading anti-war campaigner, "must work...

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As most sentient beings marked with grief or rage the anniversary of 9/11 - a day that begot 3,000 deaths at home and, ultimately, hundreds of thousands across a ravaged Middle East - the sick schmuck in the White House offered a stunningly unseemly fist bump en route to a memorial. But current idiocies aside, the day's truth endures: GOP opportunists and imperialists used it to launch a calamitous forever war, still festering, for which they have yet to face any consequence.