Afghanistan

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Any lasting peace in Afghanistan must be secured through diplomacy," said Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) last week.
As President Donald Trump continues to flout urgent calls for diplomacy and deepen American involvement in the 16-year war in Afghanistan, U.S. airstrikes on Wednesday reportedly killed at least 11 Afghan civilians and injured over a dozen more. "United Nations figures showed a 43 percent spike in civilian casualties from both Afghan and U.S...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The sitting generals like it . The retired generals who dominate corporate news...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Raqqa, Syria
If Syria and Iraq are the model of "success," Trump's war expansion should...

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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...

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