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Opinion: Global Times investigates: US war-mongering under guise of ‘democracy’ inflicts untold damage on the world

By GT staff reporters How many evils have been committed in the name of democracy? Exporting wars, launching "color revolutions," fomenting extremist ideologies, and promoting economic instability...the US has left countless trails of…
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Modern U.S. warmongering is scaring Henry Kissinger

By Caitlin A. Johnstone In a new interview with The Wall Street Journal, immortal Hague fugitive Henry Kissinger says the U.S. is acting in a crazy and irrational way that has brought it to the edge of war with Russia and China: Mr.…
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Opinion: America’s 9/11 Wars Created the Foot Soldiers of Far-Right Violence at Home

By Peter Maass. Twitter: @maassp NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST was one of the most aggressive generals of his generation, and after his military service ended in a bitter fashion, he went home to Tennessee and found a new way to fight.…
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Opinion: Pakistan’s Top Gun Seeks U.S.-China Balance Before Retirement

by Wajahat Saeed Khan With the clock ticking on his expected retirement, Pakistan's all-powerful army chief, Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, paid a long-delayed visit to Washington in early October. Some saw it as a valedictory trip. Others…
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Opinion: Biden’s UN Speech Shows the Limits of his Foreign Policy

By Charles Tian On September 21, US President Joe Biden delivered his widely-watched speech before the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly. He devoted the bulk of it to condemning Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, but he also included…
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Opinion: Biden Continues to Fail Afghan Allies

By Beth Bailey The Biden administration’s renewed efforts to assist left-behind Afghan allies were meant to take effect on Saturday . However, Afghans with Priority-1 and Priority-2 referrals to the U.S. Refugee…
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Opinion: Afghanistan Is a Threat to Global Security Once Again

by M. Ashraf Haidari wenty-one years ago, before the Taliban enabled Al Qaeda to launch the tragic 9/11 attacks from Afghan soil, Afghanistan was a no man’s land. Dozens of regional and transnational terrorist and organized crime…
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Opinion: Drug Addiction, Another U.S. Legacy in Afghanistan

For 12 years, Shah Agha, 42, drove trucks for a U.S. company transporting supplies for U.S. forces. Life as a trucker was an endless road of pain and suffering. He was under constant fear of violence, both from Afghan militias attacking…
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Opinion: Afghanistan’s Scars from 20 Years of War are Deep; Many Afghans “Blame the Americans.”

It's been a year since the last U.S. troops were pulled out of Afghanistan after 20 years of war. But while the battles have ended, there are still outbreaks of violence, including a bomb attack outside the Russian Embassy in Kabul…
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opinion: Steve Rutledge: When it comes to war crimes, we’re all living in glass houses

by: Steve Rutledge The moral sins of the past never excuse those of the present, but they do sometimes haunt us. Vladimir Putin’s ongoing and ruthless invasion of Ukraine can provide us with some moral clarity, but not necessarily…