SOURCE: New York Times
Recent books highlight the vast gap between perceptions and reality in warfare and foreground the gap between people who call for war and who fight it.
by Erik Edstrom
It should be our civic responsibility to change the forces that guide this nation. We must redefine what patriotism and national security truly stand for.
by Andrew J. Bacevich
We’ve come to accept the conflict as a perpetual state, an enterprise to be managed rather than ended as soon as possible.
SOURCE: Democracy Now
Rashid Khalidi chides presidential candidates and moderators for never mentioning the Afghanistan war
In an interview he also focused on the tragedy of Syrian refugees.
The U.S. State Department Declares War on Afghanistan’s Pro-American Vice-President (And On All Afghan Uzbeks)
by Brian Glyn Williams
And the New York Times erringly follows its lead.
SOURCE: Huffington Post
by Ivan Eland
Obama's recent decision to leave American troops in perpetuity in the Afghanistan War, despite a fourteen-year failed attempt to remodel the country, is as unsurprising as it is appalling.
by Robin Lindley
There's the mainstream media version of the world. And then there's reality.
by Murray Polner
Why are so many coming home from our wars broken?
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