Humanitarian Imperialism

by Alan MacLeod, published on Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, March 3, 2021 Aversion to military intervention has been the default position of the left for at least half a century—certainly since the huge protests against the Vietnam War. Washington planners lamented the development of the so-called “Vietnam Syndrome”—a widespread progressive hostility towards US interventions (invasions, bombings, coups or economic[…]

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Afghanistan Papers Proves U.S. Invasion Was Built on Lies, Deceit and Confusion

The ‘expose’ in the Washington Post is very interesting.   They are comparing it to the Pentagon Papers, but although it is worthy of attention, and uses  high level and insider sources, the information isn’t new.  The analysis comes from a mainstream news outlet, which is refreshing.  It is notable that Jeff Bezos has been doing interviews about this release himself,[…]

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On Purpose, in Kabul

Photo: Girls and mothers, waiting for their duvets, in Kabul.  Credit Dr. Hakim. by Kathy Kelly, originally published on Voices for Creative Nonviolence, June 26, 2018 Writing this week for the Chicago Tribune, Steve Chapman called a U.S. Government report on the war in Afghanistan “a chronicle of futility.” “The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction” report says the U.S.[…]

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