‘Unprecedented’: U...

Apr 24, 2019 by

[Translate] Published on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by Common Dreams “A shocking number of civilians continue to be killed and...

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Watchdog says U.S. wasted more...

Jul 27, 2018 by

[Translate] LATEST STORIES In response to a request from lawmakers, the Special Inspector General calculated a huge figure, but says...

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A Grass-Roots Afghan Peace Mov...

Jun 15, 2018 by

[Translate]   ImageMembers of the peace march walking to Wardak, Afghanistan, from Ghazni on Tuesday. Among them are day laborers,...

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The Hidden Costs of America...

Feb 16, 2018 by

[Translate] News & Politics We’re losing money, lives, and our sense of morality. By Stephanie Savell / TomDispatch Photo...

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The End of Empire

Oct 2, 2017 by

[Translate] Mr. Fish The American empire is coming to an end. The U.S. economy is being drained by wars in the Middle East and vast...

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BY 2100, REFUGEES WOULD BE THE...

Jul 7, 2017 by

[Translate] World Poverty and deadly wars are the major drivers of displacement. By Vijay Prashad / AlterNet Photo Credit: Nicolas...

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PENTAGON PLANS TO SEND THOUSAN...

Jun 16, 2017 by

[Translate] CBS/AP As U.S. troops prepare to leave Afghanistan, specialized soldiers make the final sweep of any road used by...

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ARMED DRONES: PRESIDENT OBAMA&...

May 19, 2017 by

[Translate] AMMO.COM President Barack Obama has received much credit for drawing down American involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan,...

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WILL TRUMP AGREE TO THE PENTAG...

May 12, 2017 by

[Translate]   By Gareth Porter, Middle East Eye | News Analysis Iraqi special operations forces along with coalition forces search...

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There’s No Strategy Behind Tru...

Apr 25, 2017 by

Trump’s wars are now all over the map. The peace movement can fight back by joining already thriving intersectional campaigns.

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NOAM CHOMSKY: THE REAL EFFECT ...

Apr 17, 2017 by

[Translate]   TRUTHDIG.COM “In our culture and society, it’s considered very courageous to send a huge bomb somewhere,” Noam Chomsky,...

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TRUMP POISED TO LIFT BAN ON C....

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[Translate]   Politics By CHARLIE SAVAGE   NYTIMES Photo A draft order from President Trump would direct the Pentagon to continue...

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THIS ELECTION IS HILLARY CLINT...

Sep 8, 2016 by

[Translate] By Sonali Kolhatkar TRUTHDIG   Hillary Clinton raised $143 million in August—and still finds herself in a tight race with...

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Nearly 15 Years and $70 Billio...

Aug 23, 2016 by

[Translate] Common Dreams Brig. Gen. Charles Cleveland said mission would be ‘temporary,’ but would not say how long it...

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WE LIVE IN AN AGE OF DISINTEGR...

Jun 30, 2016 by

[Translate]   By Patrick Cockburn / TomDispatch  VIA TRUTHDIG dynamosquito / CC BY-SA 2.0 This piece first appeared at TomDIspatch....

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CONSTRUCTING VISIONS OF “...

Jun 19, 2016 by

[Translate] “Who rules the world?” This is one of those perennial questions. In the past, it has been empires or dominant...

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THE COSTLY TRUTH OF EMERGENCY ...

May 31, 2016 by

[Translate] Eight years ago, when America’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were still raging at full force, the Pentagon’s annual...

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THE REAL 9/11 CONSPIRACY

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[Translate] Sonali Kolhatkar  TRUTHDIG I remember watching the towers fall. My sister called early in the morning to tell me to turn...

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CHOMSKY: WHO RULES THE WORLD

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[Translate] War & Peace America’s lone superpower status is being challenged in regions around the globe — and the...

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Why NATO Has Become One of the...

Apr 27, 2016 by

[Translate] World Actions in Afghanistan, Europe, and Libya have created insecurity rather than order. By Vijay Prashad / AlterNet...

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HOW HENRY KISSINGER HELPED CRE...

Sep 29, 2015 by

[Translate] How Henry Kissinger Helped Create Our “Proliferated” World   By Greg Grandin, TomDispatch | VIA TRUTHOUT The...

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LEAKED DOCUMENT: NEARLY ONE-TH...

Jul 14, 2015 by

[Translate] Jennifer Bendery HUFFINGTON POST WASHINGTON — More than 238,000 of the 847,000 veterans in the pending backlog for...

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Republicans’ ‘plan...

May 27, 2015 by

[Translate] Republicans THE GUARDIAN The GOP candidates use innuendo and coded language to push the need for ground troops into...

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From Vietnam to Iraq: Turning ...

Apr 27, 2015 by

[Translate]   By Christian Appy, TomDispatch  VIA TRUTHDIG   This piece first appeared at TomDispatch. Read Tom Engelhardt’s...

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Fear, fatigue and separation: ...

Apr 14, 2015 by

[Translate] THE GUARDIAN Smugglers are taking more illegal migrants through the western Balkans, but the route holds great hardships...

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For Nader, Defiance Is a Way o...

Apr 13, 2015 by

[Translate] By Chris Hedges  TRUTHDIG   Then-presidential candidate Ralph Nader speaks to supporters in Waterbury, Conn., in 2008....

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How Afghanistan Is Leaving Ame...

Apr 2, 2015 by

[Translate] World The United States might end up as a footnote in the long history of Afghanistan. By Dilip Hiro / TomDispatch  VIA...

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WHY THERE IS NO MASSIVE ANTI-W...

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[Translate] By Tom Engelhardt, site TomDispatch Photo by Beverly & Pack (CC BY 2.0) This piece first appeared at TomDispatch....

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Did Drought and Climate Change...

Dec 29, 2014 by

[Translate] Juan Cole   TRUTHDIG Shutterstock This post originally ran on Juan Cole’s Web page. The Middle East, store from North...

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10 Myths About Obama’s Latest ...

Oct 1, 2014 by

[Translate] By Reese Erlich   TRUTHDIG U.S. Navy/MC1 Trevor Welsh Veteran foreign correspondent Reese Erlich was in northern Iraq at...

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