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Killing Civilians Is a Crime
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From Mosul and Raqqa to Mariupol and Bucha, Killing Civilians Is a Crime

by : Fair Observer , Medea Benjamin with Nicolas J.S. Davies Americans have been shocked by the death and destruction of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, filling our screens with bombed buildings and dead bodies lying in the street. But…
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US Interventions and Occupations in Latin America

From 1800 to the present, US troops have intervened thousands of times in Latin America and have occupied its countries on dozens of occasions. Here we mention only those from 1890 where Millions of people were killed directly and indirect…
US to withdraw from the West Asian Region
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The need for the US to withdraw from the West Asian Region

by : Dr. Azam Mollai - Researcher of International Relations The interests of the nations of the region are not in line with the goals of the United StatesIn the more than 70 years since World War II, although US policy in the West Asian…
Iraqi resistance groups won’t lay down arms until US troops withdraw, says PMU chief
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Iraqi resistance groups won’t lay down arms until US troops withdraw, says PMU chief

The chairman of Iraq’s anti-terror Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), known variously as Hashd al-Sha’abi, says resistance fighters will not lay down their arms and halt their operations until all American occupation troops beat a retreat…
From Iraq to Ukraine, the American Press Loves a War
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From Iraq to Ukraine, the American Press Loves a War

by : Fiona Harrigan , reason Today's journalists aren't speaking truth to power by not-so-subtly agitating for direct military involvement in Ukraine. On this day in 2003, the United States launched its air invasion of Iraq, with…
Military Budget
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Congress to Increase $813 Billion Military Budget

While US inflation reached 7.9%, a 40-year record high, for the 2023 fiscal year, Biden requested a massive $813 billion military budget, about a 4% increase from the $782 billion that was approved for 2022.
McKenzie retires
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McKenzie retires, hands over command of Centcom

The top general in charge of U.S. military operations in the Middle East and Central Asia on Friday relinquished his command in a ceremony in Florida.   Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie, who had led U.S. Central Command (Centcom) since March…
Criticizing Afghanistan
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Marine Officer Discharged for Criticizing Afghanistan Withdrawal in Viral Video Says He’d Do It Again

He was kicked out of the Marines Corps after 17 years of service for posting a social media video, which went viral, of himself, in uniform, criticizing the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan last year. Nearly six months later, former…
Stuck in US Custody
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Nearly 200 Children Who Fled Afghanistan Without Family Are Stuck in US Custody

Seven months after the fall of Kabul, shelters in the U.S. caring for children evacuated without their parents are experiencing unprecedented violence while workers at the facilities have struggled to respond to the young Afghans’ trauma.…
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U.S. troops will likely be in Iraq for years to come, Central Command boss says

About six months after the U.S. ended its longest war, the outgoing head of U.S. Central Command hinted that U.S. involvement in Iraq is probably going to go on even longer. As the 19th anniversary of Operation Iraq Freedom approaches, there…