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U.S. Vows to Hunt Russian War Criminals — but Gives a Pass to Its Own

by: Nick Turse “THERE IS NO place to hide,” said U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland during a surprise trip to Ukraine this week, announcing that a veteran prosecutor known for hunting down Nazis would lead American…
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America’s First Wars of the 21st Century are over. Why is the 9/11 Authorization for the Use of Military Force Still in Effect?

by Justin Burgess Source: Task of Purpose After the quagmire of Vietnam ended in defeat, famously captured in the shameful helicopter evacuation images of Saigon, America’s armed forces and civilian leaders realized they had to…
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Al Qaeda Isn’t Dead Yet

The Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan Has Put 9/11’s Planners Back in The Terror Cockpit. By Lynne O’Donnell, a columnist at Foreign Policy and an Australian journalist and author. The United States, under then-President…
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The U.S. Deal with the Taliban Destroyed Afghans’ Military Morale, a New Report Says

By: Bill Chappell , npr Morale across Afghanistan's military ranks was "destroyed" when then-President Trump reached a deal with the Taliban in 2020 and President Biden affirmed the U.S. withdrawal in 2021, according to a new report on the…
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British political elites made a killing off the destruction of Afghanistan

by : Lowkey , THE NEW ARAB As Afghanistan's proud people now struggle to emerge from the crater that NATO allies bombed them into, glazed and jaded eyes in Britain gaze past them. The invasion and occupation of Afghanistan by the United…
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NATO isn’t a defensive pact but an aggressive bloc dedicated to expanding hegemony and Western values

An international gathering of youth is usually taken as an opportunity to promote exchanges and mutual understanding. But this was not the case at the NATO Youth Summit held late last month. Instead, NATO Secretary-General Jens…
Reparations in reverse: Afghanistan pays, Vatican prays, US preys
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Reparations in reverse: Afghanistan pays, Vatican prays, US preys

Source : Azeezah Kanji , ALJAZEERA What better illustration of the perversities of “justice” under colonial modernity, than the grotesquely disparate treatment of Afghanistan versus the Vatican when it comes to exacting recompense…
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Madeline Albright’s Role in Iraq War should be Confronted

By: Desmond Keuper , PIPE DREAMS Former President Bill Clinton’s Secretary of State Madeleine Albright passed away on March 23, 2022. Her death was met with a commemorative op-ed piece by Hillary Clinton in The New York Times. Former…
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We Need a Uniform Standard of Justice, from Ukraine to Afghanistan

by : Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan , DEMOCRACY NEWS In early April, shocking video surfaced revealing the brutal murder of civilians by an occupying army. The year was 2010, however, not 2022, in Iraq, not Ukraine, and the soldiers were…
Australian government accuses Russia of war crimes
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Australian government accuses Russia of war crimes, buries its own atrocities in Afghanistan

By: Oscar Grenfell , WSWS.ORG Over the past week, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne has accused Russia of war crimes in Ukraine on at least two occasions. Payne has not raised this charge as an allegation that must be investigated,…