Oh,...and it is no longer called Operation Iraqi Freedom. The new name is OPERATION NEW DAWN. Gag me.
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American officials were stunned Monday by a surprise announcement from President Hamid Karzai's spokesman calling for the dissolution within four months of the private security companies that foreign armies and aid organizations in Afghanistan rely o
There always was a dark cinematic thread to the story of Pat Tillman: the football star imbued with post-9/11 patriotism who was killed in a friendly-fire incident in the Afghan mountains and the allegations of a massive bureaucratic cover-up involvi
Judge Andrew Napolitano has Ron Paul and Lew Rockwell on his FOX network show to discuss the federal reserve and our economy, and undeclared war's effect on the economy.
This week saw the first steps in the trial of its youngest and most controversial inmate. If Khadr is convicted by a jury composed of US military officers, he will be the first person convicted of war crimes committed as a child since WW II.
Pentagon officials believe they have identified the 15,000 classified Afghanistan war documents that the online site WikiLeaks has obtained and not yet disclosed, and the military is now sifting through them for references that could harm troops or c
A military jury handed down a 14-year war crimes sentence against an al Qaida cook and driver Wednesday, unaware that prosecutors made a secret deal that will reportedly send him home much earlier.
Human-rights groups are joining the list of critics of Wikileaks that claim the Web site's publishing war documents could jeopardize the safety of Afghans who aided the U.S. military.
Iranian First Vice-President Mohammad Reza Rahimi hoped for the formation of an Islamic Union in a move to start and establish a new economic order in the world. "The Islamic Republic of Iran plans to establish a new economic order in the world i
Iran has dug mass graves in which to bury U.S. troops in case of any American attack on the country, a former commander of the elite Revolutionary Guard said. The digging of the graves appears to be a show of bravado after the chairman of the U.S.
A govt. report on the effect of civilian casualties in Afghanistan and Iraq confirmed what critics have been saying for years: The killing of civilians, although unintentional, angers other civilians and prompts them to seek revenge. This is self-evi
Taliban insurgents staged attacks on 3 combat posts of Afghan and US forces in a southeastern Afghan province. The official did not say how many militants were involved in the attacks or give any details about the type of the strikes in Paktika prov
The US handed over control of all combat duties to Iraqi security forces on Saturday in a further sign its withdrawal is on track despite a political impasse in Iraq and a recent rise in violence. President Obama said he would stick to his promise to
Lt. Colonel Jackson, Pentagon-appointed defense lawyer for Canadian citizen Omar Khadr, who will be the first trial at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Khadr, 23, is due to stand trial for war crimes allegedly committed when he was 15 years old.
Deep inside we love war. We want war. Need it. Relish it. Thrive on war. War is in our genes, deep in our DNA. War excites our economic brain. War drives our entrepreneurial spirit. War thrills the American soul. Oh just admit it, we have a love affa
Support for Obama's management of the war fell to 36%, down from 48% in a February poll. Now, a record 43% also say it was a mistake to go to war there after the terrorist attacks in 2001.
One scene shared by all of the 20th century's bloodiest wars might have been lifted straight from The Road Warrior: a spectral landscape; buildings obliterated; blasted trees; a lifeless wasteland.
Obama administration officials fear that a move by Afghan President Karzai to assert control over U.S.-backed corruption investigations might threaten congressional approval of billions more of your tax dollars in pending aid.
During the summer of 1972, official Washington was dragging Air Force Gen. John D. Lavelle's name and reputation through the mud. Multiple investigations by the Pentagon and Congress concluded that the four-star commander had ordered unauthorized bom
Scott Horton is Assistant Editor at Antiwar.com and host of Anti War Radio. This is an excerpt from a debate on, "Obama's Challenge: Iran, Nuclear Weapons and the Fate of the Middle East" that took place at the University of California Riverside.
Judge Andrew Napolitano interviews Julian Assange from Wikileaks
The Dutch military is one of the country's more respected institutions, and the all-volunteer force regularly advertises for new soldiers in all branches. It is also unionized, which is why ads often promote taking a "job" with the military.
The author of the Rolling Stone article that ended the military career of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former top commander in Afghanistan, has been denied permission to join U.S. troops fighting in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Seventeen months after President Barack Obama pledged to withdraw all combat brigades from Iraq by Sep. 1, 2010, he quietly abandoned that pledge Monday, admitting implicitly that such combat brigades would remain until the end of 2011.
The German government supplied a secret Pentagon task force with names of Taliban leaders that the US then could target for assassination. The German government abetted a secret program to kill or capture Taliban leaders bypassing transparency and ju
Gunmen killed at least 45 people in Pakistan's largest city after the assassination of a prominent lawmaker set off a cycle of revenge attacks, officials said Tuesday. Dozens of vehicles and shops were set ablaze as security forces struggled to regai
Manning, a 22 year old intelligence analyst in Iraq, stands accused of disclosing a classified video depicting American troops shooting civilians from a helicopter in 2007. 11 adults are killed, including 2 Reuters employees, and 2 children criticall
President Barack Obama vowed on Monday to make good on his promise to end U.S. combat operations in Iraq by the end of August, despite a dangerous political deadlock in Baghdad and a recent surge in militant violence.
Though the identity of The Times’s source wouldn’t eke out for several days, we knew the whistle-blower had to be Daniel Ellsberg, an intense research fellow at M.I.T. and former Robert McNamara acolyte who’d become an antiwar activist around Boston.