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Ayatollah Raisi Breaks the Ice of Iran-Saudi Relations

Ayatollah Raisi has made it clear that he wants better relations with Iran’s neighbors, including Saudi Arabia, whose relations with Iran were severed in 2016 in the wake of the storming of its diplomatic missions. “As for Saudi Arabia,…
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Why US Military Failed in Afghanistan & What it Means for World Order

by : Syed Ata Hasnain , the quint As the US withdraws from Afghanistan one is reminded of similar retreats by it and others from expeditionary operations in the last few decades. Most famously, US withdrawal from Vietnam generated…
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Cost of Afghan War for US Soldiers and Veterans

7057 Soldiers killed in post-9/11 Wars30177 Suicides among US service Members & Veterans of post-9/11 Wars
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Afghanistan isn’t the only war that should be coming to an end

by : Michael Schaus , The NEVADA INDEPENDENT It looks like, after 20 years, America is finally calling it quits in Afghanistan.Even many of those who were early champions of the war have developed plenty of reasons for finally wanting out…

The Age of Illusions: How America Squandered Its Cold War Victory

By : Andrew Bacevich , amazon link Andrew J. Bacevich Jr. (born July 5, 1947) is an American historian specializing in international relations, security studies, American foreign policy, and American diplomatic and military history. He…
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The US war in Afghanistan is over, but who won?

by : AMOTZ ASA-EL , THE JERUSALEM POST MIDDLE ISRAEL: The future will begin the morning after America’s departure, and the Taliban, like the guerrillas of Cuba, Lebanon and Vietnam, will fail its test.Conventional armies lose if they…
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US Taxes for US Wars

Only in 2010, each American taxpayer paid an average of $767 for war in Middle East.
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Yemen War: Britain cannot be Both Arms Dealer and Peacemaker

It’s been more than six years since Saudi Arabia assembled its coalition of Arab states to attack Yemen. Since then, more than 230,000 people have died, with 24 million needing humanitarian aid and more than 13 million on the brink of starvation.…
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Afghan pullout has U.S. spies reorienting in terrorism fight

The two-decade war in Afghanistan has given U.S. spies a perch for keeping tabs on terrorist groups that might once again use the beleaguered nation to plan attacks against the U.S. homeland. But that will end soon. The withdrawal of U.S. troops…
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Iraq: ICC Urged to Reopen Case on UK War Crimes

A European human rights organization has called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to reopen its investigation into war crimes committed by the UK in Iraq. The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) submitted a request…