Connections to Today

$6.4 Trillion Wasted on Iraq and Afghanistan Wars Could’ve Fought Covid-19 Pandemic

Not only did we waste $6.4 trillion, we continue to wast trillions more on war industries that don’t actually do us any good or make us perceptibly safer. by Juan Cole, published at Common Dreams Wouldn’t it be nice if the richest country in the world had some...
April 4 is International Mine Awareness Day

April 4 is International Mine Awareness Day

Việt Nam Note: Chuck Searcy, Project RENEW, 4 April 2020 Today, April 4, is International Mine Awareness Day, led by the United Nations and its Member States to focus the world's attention on the...

Regretting the Mission

Regretting the Mission

Endless war can be wearying and takes a toll on our troops. We saw it in Viet Nam, and we're seeing it in Afghanistan...

Ending War, American-Style

Ending War, American-Style

This Tomgram posted by Andrew Bacevitch on September 10, 2019, with introduction by Nick Turse, speaks to the moral...