Pentagon
Almost 7 trillion dollars spent by US on defense since 2001 went to private companies

A study by the Costs of War project notes that the policy of involving private players in the defense sector has led to the undermining of attempts to seek diplomatic solutions. It has also led to the invention of new threats to keep the defense budget extraordinarily high 

Bush Obama 9/11 How can the US wake up from its post-9/11 nightmare?

The only hope for the future is to abandon the futile quest for hegemony and instead commit to peace, cooperative diplomacy, international law, and disarmament.

Is the Taliban likely to march towards Kabul?

Former Indian Ambassador M.K. Bhadrakumar talks about the situation in Afghanistan, the strategies the Taliban is likely to pursue and the possibilities of an interim government in the country

US troops to leave Afghanistan by end of August

US president Joe Biden said that the troops would leave a month before the deadline for withdrawal and also denied any responsibility for the loss of Afghan lives in the ongoing civil war which followed the announcement of troop withdrawal

Haiti’s police say 4 suspects in the assassination of Jovenel Moïse killed and other stories

Today we look at the situation in Haiti amid reports of the killing of Jovenel Moise’s alleged assassins, the demolition of Palestinian homes in the Occupied West Bank, and more

Rights groups, lawmakers criticize US military’s underreporting of civilian deaths in overseas operations

Civil society groups and the UN indicate that the actual number of civilian casualties caused by the US army actions around the world last year is at least five times higher than its claim of just 23 deaths 

Report highlights direct link between climate change and militarism

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided us the opportunity to discard the old “normal” and start building a world without extractive economies and militarism, a new report says

America Escalates Its “Democratic” Oil War in the Near East

Michael Hudson discusses the underlying factors driving the US aggression against Iran

10 Ways that the Climate Crisis and Militarism are Intertwined

War and militarism are destroying the planet. But if we de-fund the Pentagon, we can save it.

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