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The Curious Case of Two Generals Named Flynn

An insider says Mike Flynn's brother lied about the Pentagon's response to the Capitol riot.

Mike Lofgren ·


10 Contradictions That Plague Biden’s Democracy Summit

It's as good an occasion as any to assess the undemocratic nature by which the U.S. carries itself both at home and abroad.

Medea Benjamin ·


The American Psychological Association Still Owes Guantanamo's Victims an Apology

Ultimately, even apologies won't be enough for the victims of U.S. government torture. The association should also join other human rights groups in publicly calling for the permanent closure of this ignominious offshore prison.

Roy Eidelson ·


'This Is Big': House Passes Amendment to Cut US Complicity in Saudi Bombing of Yemen

The vote, said Rep. Ro Khanna, "sent a clear message to the Saudis: end the bombing in Yemen and lift the blockade."

Andrea Germanos ·


After 20 Years in Afghanistan, 'America's Longest War Is Finally Over'

"Ending wars is good actually," said Congresswoman Ilhan Omar after Pentagon announced final military plane had departed from Kabul.

Jon Queally ·


Diplomacy, Not Bombs: Anti-War Voices Say Afghanistan Shows Need to Stop Any Further March to War

"The only thing that we 'accomplished' by going into... Afghanistan was to put trillions of taxpayer dollars into the military-industrial complex and destroy millions of lives."

Brett Wilkins ·


Flawed From the Start, Critics Say Afghan War's Bitter End for US Was 'Inevitable'

"No one will look back through history with anything but shame and sorrow for the human suffering wrought and the repeated failures of the U.S. war machine."

Andrea Germanos ·


'Epic Failure of Humanity': Global Displaced Population Hits All-Time High

"The tragedy of so many children being born into exile should be reason enough to make far greater efforts to prevent and end conflict and violence."

Jake Johnson ·


'Great News': Biden Backs 2002 AUMF Repeal as Schumer Announces Senate Vote

"This marks the first time in memory that a president has called for the repeal of a war authorization, a significant step towards ending the forever wars."

Andrea Germanos ·


Coalition Pressures Key Democrat Gregory Meeks to Back Resolution Blocking Arms Sale to Israel

If Meeks refuses to allow a vote, the groups said, "he's actively working against freedom of the press, democracy, and human rights around the globe."

Jake Johnson ·

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