When President Barack Obama cited cost as a reason to bring troops home from Afghanistan, he referred to a $1 trillion price tag for America's wars. Staggering as it is, that figure grossly underestimates the total cost of wars in Iraq, Afghanista
America's permanent war agenda
Qaeda and the Iranian Shi’ite regime are only acting in character; they are the carnivores of the current political world and cannot be expected to begin acting like herbivores. They have openly declared their intentions many times over and have give
NATO helicopters fired rockets at gunmen on the rooftop of a besieged Kabul hotel early on Wednesday, ending a more than four-hour standoff between militants and police that left at least seven dead and eight others wounded, Afghan officials said.
Nato forces are trying to kill Colonel Gaddafi, the top U.S. commander in the Libyan conflict has admitted.
President Barack Obama has called the war in Iraq a distraction from the real fight in Afghanistan. What is becoming clearer is that even Afghanistan is peripheral when compared to Yemen...
At least 29 people were slain and an unknown number of others wounded today in a pair of US drone strikes against South Waziristan Agency, Pakistan. The first strike targeted a vehicle, killing eight people in Shawwal.
In a statement released today, Major General Athar Abbas denied claims that the Pakistani military has been launching large scale rocket attacks against Afghan border villages, terming the claims simply untrue.
After more than a year of strained relations, Turkey has decided to restore military and intelligence collaboration in the eastern Mediterranean with Israel as Ankara heads for a military showdown with Syria,
For 10 years, ever since the towers fell, the United States has fought a war in a distant land — in hopes, it says, of protecting American interests and making the world safer from terrorism.
A suspected U.S. drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region killed six suspected militants on Monday, intelligence officials told CNN.
US military officials have reported that two more US soldiers were slain today in northern Iraq, killed while conducting “operations” in the area. The exact details of the deaths have yet to be made available.
Elevating the fallacy of the false alternative to a foreign policy, John McCain and a few others believe Republicans who oppose U.S. intervention in Libya’s civil war
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The House on Friday voted to reject President Obama’s introduction of U.S. forces into the conflict in Libya, defeating a resolution that would have officially authorized that operation. But the House then voted own an even more aggressive rebuke
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Now that Obama will go into the silly season of American presidential politics claiming he ended the occupation of Afghanistan, it is time for the Pentagon to get serious about its effort to destabilize Pakistan and prepare for the next world war.
A cellphone used by Osama bin Laden's courier appears to show that he was aided by Pakistani militants linked to the country's powerful intelligence agency, The New York Times said Thursday.
This morning, the House of Representatives is debating a pair of pro-war resolutions surrounding the war in Libya, with the first vote echoing the McCain/Kerry “one year authorization” bill in the Senate and the other masquerading as the antiwar choi
President Barack Obama’s speech announcing that the 33,000 "surge" troops in Afghanistan will be withdrawn by "summer" 2012 indicates that he has given priority to the interests of the military and the Pentagon...
At least 34 people were killed and dozens wounded across Iraq in a spate of bombings, including a number targeting a marketplace and a Shi’ite neighborhood in Baghdad. A US contractor was also among the slain.
GERMANY'S military is a danger to itself and its Afghanistan mission because it lacks combat and medical skills, German newspaper Bild reported yesterday citing a classified official document.
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Vying for regional dominance
History clearly shows that all empires collapse. They fail. They die. They cease to exist because they overextend themselves in wars, in debt, in borrowing and in loss of a comprehension of reality. The US is well on its way.
US imperial aggression
US imperial aggression
Taliban claims responsibility for attack killing six officers, as the US prepares for a troop withdrawal.
Only yesterday Yemeni officials were claiming significant progress in their military effort to retake the southwestern town of Zinjibar. Today, officials have admitted the situation was far more grave than they were letting on.