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Cohen: Donald Rumsfeld — Iraq invasion was his brainchild and his folly

by : Andrew Cohen , OTTAWA CITIZEN ORTLAND, Maine — On Aug. 23, they brought the body of Donald Henry Rumsfeld to Arlington National Cemetery on a flag-draped, horse-drawn caisson, accompanied by an honour guard. As a former serviceman…
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Taliban Willing To Establish Relations with All Nations except Israel

The Taliban are willing to establish ties with all countries except for Israel, a spokesman said Tuesday as the extremist group announced its new government after taking control of Afghanistan. Spokesman Suhail Shaheen told Russia’s Sputnik…
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Wars In Afghanistan, Iraq ‘Not Worth Fighting,’

A sizable majority of Americans believe that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were “not worth fighting,” according to an AP-NORC poll released Tuesday, a sign of public fatigue in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan after nearly…
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U.S. to Discuss Way forward on Iran in Moscow, Paris Talks

U.S. Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley will visit Moscow and Paris this week for talks with Russian and European officials on Iran's nuclear program, the State Department said in a statement on Tuesday. The talks will cover "Iran's nuclear…
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Afghanistan Services Collapsing and Aid About to Run Out, Says UN

Access to food aid and other life-saving services in Afghanistan is close to running out, the United Nations has warned, as concern mounts that the country is facing a “looming humanitarian catastrophe”. The grim assessment from the UN’s…
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Lindsey Graham Says United States ‘Will Be Going Back’ Into Afghanistan

Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) says he believes the United States “will be going back into Afghanistan” despite the recently declared end of nearly two decades of American military presence in the country. Graham, in an interview Monday…