Afghanistan War

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Two coalitions of groups—some overlapping—sent letters to Congress and President Joe Biden on Wednesday demanding an end to forever wars.
A separate letter, signed by some of the same groups, lays out how the Biden administration can "end the cycle of endless war of the last two decades."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Members of the security forces walk at the site of a NATO airstrike which destroyed two fuel tankers hijacked by the Taliban in northern Kunduz on September 4, 2009. (Photo: STR/AFP via Getty Images)
"I wanted the court to provide justice, to have mercy on us," the lead...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
U.S. Soldiers at Forward Operating Base in Baylough, Afghanistan, June 16, 2010. (Photo: DoD/Public Domain)
"This recommendation is a practical guarantee that U.S. troops will be in...

Further

The empire staggers on. Obama sends more senseless troops to Iraq, revisionists proclaim the "courage" of those who trashed it, and W, accomplishing at least his mission of “replenishing the ol’ coffers,” is raking in millions with $175,000 speeches - including one to a homeless shelter - to people who seem to think he has something to say. David Jay really does. Lest we forget, his huge portraits of mangled veterans - "We need to see them because we created them" - are what Bush wrought.