Tag: U.S. War in Afghanistan

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The Taliban Surrendered in 2001

Written by on August 20, 2021 in Corruption, Government, Military with 0 Comments
The Taliban Surrendered in 2001

George Bush was fighting a war for oil and empire, and victory would pose a huge tactical difficulty: with no enemy to fight he would have to demobilize his forces in the Mideast and bring them home. #taliban #georgewbush

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Afghanistan Only the Latest US War To Be Driven By Deceit and Delusion

Written by on August 19, 2021 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Afghanistan Only the Latest US War To Be Driven By Deceit and Delusion

In Afghanistan, American hubris – the United States’ capacity for self-delusion and official lying – has struck once again, as it has repeatedly for the last 60 years. Three times now this country has been lied to and the media deluded as America marched stolidly over the cliff into failure. #afghanwar

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The US Did Not Bring Peace, Democracy, or Freedom to Afghanistan

Written by on April 19, 2021 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
The US Did Not Bring Peace, Democracy, or Freedom to Afghanistan

Twenty years of war and U.S. interference have brought no long-term, positive gains in Afghanistan. War is not the answer—not in Afghanistan, Iraq, or Syria. Peace must be our demand. #warwhatisitgoodfor

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14 Times Trump Warned Against Doing What He Just Did in Afghanistan

Written by on August 23, 2017 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
14 Times Trump Warned Against Doing What He Just Did in Afghanistan

On the same day millions of Americans were thrilled to witness — and equally distracted by — a total solar eclipse, Donald Trump decided it was time to announce a “dramatically different” foreign policy plan for the U.S. military in Afghanistan. Just how “different” is Trump’s new plan? In reality, the ‘new’ plan is simply more of the same failed policy of the past, one Trump promised to put an end to numerous times over the years prior to moving into the White House.

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U.S. Dropped 23,144 Bombs in 2015 Under Command of Nobel Peace Prize Winner President Obama

Written by on January 11, 2016 in Corruption, Government, Military, Politics with 190 Comments
U.S. Dropped 23,144 Bombs in 2015 Under Command of Nobel Peace Prize Winner President Obama

Last year, under the auspices of a Nobel Peace Prize-Winning President, the U.S. dropped over 23,000 bombs on Muslim-majority countries.

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Despite Public Claims, U.S. War in Afghanistan Is Nowhere Near Over

Written by on January 8, 2015 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Despite Public Claims, U.S. War in Afghanistan Is Nowhere Near Over

The Obama administration still considers Afghanistan to be an “area of active hostilities” and therefore won’t impose more stringent standards aimed at limiting civilian deaths in drone strikes.

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