Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Steve Russell :
Fallujah on fire again

Had the Iraqis been willing to sign the Status of Forces Agreement, our troops would as we speak be lined up to bleed over Fallujah for a third time. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | January 29, 2014 … finish reading Steve Russell :
Fallujah on fire again

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Jack A. Smith : Afghanistan’s Karzai Lets Cat Out of the Bag

Afghan president Hamid Karzai. Photo by Massoud Hossaini / Agence France-Presse / Getty Images. But then, again…Afghan War may end by 2024 Washington evidently was taken aback by Karzai’s unexpected public revelations that made it clear President Obama is anxious, … finish reading Jack A. Smith : Afghanistan’s Karzai Lets Cat Out of the Bag

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : ‘Cruel Harvest’ in Afghanistan

Drugs, war and occupation: ‘Cruel Harvest’ in Afghanistan Cruel Harvest does not claim that the U.S. is in Afghanistan because of the drug trade, either to end it or to profit from it. The text does explain that Washington has … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : ‘Cruel Harvest’ in Afghanistan

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Tom Hayden : U.S. Special Forces are Back in Iraq

Special Forces patrol in Iraq, 2005. U.S. Army photo.U.S. Special Forces Deployed in Iraq, again The irony is that the U.S. is protecting a pro-Iran Shiite regime in Baghdad against a Sunni-based insurgency while at the same time supporting a … finish reading Tom Hayden : U.S. Special Forces are Back in Iraq

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Harry Targ : The War on Afghanistan is Our Biggest Fantasy

Image from Reuters.The war on Afghanistan:Our longest war and biggest fantasy Obama’s announcement sounded eerily like the policy of ‘Vietnamization’ which President Nixon put in place in 1969. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | May 9, 2012 On … finish reading Harry Targ : The War on Afghanistan is Our Biggest Fantasy

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Lamar W. Hankins : ‘Truth, Lies and Afghanistan’

Lt. Colonel Daniel Davis. Image from Eideard.‘Truth, Lies and Afghanistan’:Lt. Colonel Davis reveals futilityand folly of our war in Afghanistan By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | April 16, 2012 How quickly Americans lose interest in war when … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : ‘Truth, Lies and Afghanistan’

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Susan Van Haitsma : ‘Viva la Vida’ in Austin

CodePink at Viva la Vida. Photo by Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog.Viva la Vida…and remember the dead By Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog / October 28, 2011 See gallery of photos by Susan Van Haitsma, Below. … finish reading Susan Van Haitsma : ‘Viva la Vida’ in Austin

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Tom Hayden : 9/11 Blind

Illustration by Don Button / Newsreview.com9/11 blind We’re 10 years past the twin towers attack and still fighting wars in its name. When will we open our eyes? By Tom Hayden / The Rag Blog / September 11, 2011 The … finish reading Tom Hayden : 9/11 Blind

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FILM / Ed Felien : Harry Potter Through the Eyes of an Afghan Child

Harry Potter and the Deadly Hallows, Part Two. Harry Potter through the eyes of an Afghan child Understanding the lesson of Harry Potter is essential to understanding the cultural values that underpin our need for the vindication of war. By … finish reading FILM / Ed Felien : Harry Potter Through the Eyes of an Afghan Child

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Harry Targ : Salamis, Not Bombs

Send a salami to the troops.Memorial Day:‘Salamis, not bombs’ By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / May 29, 2011 Since I live in North Central Indiana I use every opportunity I can to import bagels from Chicago. In the … finish reading Harry Targ : Salamis, Not Bombs

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Ed Felien : Malalai Joya is a Champion for Afghan Women

Malalai Joya. Image from antiwarcommittee.com.A champion for Afghan women:On hearing Malalai Joya By Ed Felien / The Rag Blog / April 12, 2011 MINNEAPOLIS — I met the bravest person in the world Friday night, April 1, at St. Joan … finish reading Ed Felien : Malalai Joya is a Champion for Afghan Women

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Harvey Wasserman : Afghanistan and Orwell’s Perpetual War

Image from Opinione.Keeps the wheels of industry turning:Afghanistan is about perpetual war By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / November 28, 2010 The war in Afghanistan is about perpetual war, not Afghanistan. It’s about preventing democracy in the United … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Afghanistan and Orwell’s Perpetual War

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