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AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-20 - Original post - cached version

Friday, President Donald Trump met in New Jersey with his national security advisers and envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, who is negotiating with the Taliban to bring about peace, and a U.S. withdrawal from America’s longest war. U.S. troops have been fighting in Afghanistan since 2001, in a war that has...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-20 - Original post - cached version

Remember The Hunt for Red October? Tom Clancy’s first novel (1985), it was also the first novel ever published by, of all things, The United States Naval Institute Press, a 19th century spin-off of the US Naval Academy previously known exclusively for naval professional reference books, such as...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-20 - Original post - cached version

An uptick in Turkish strikes against the PKK wounded and terrified various civilians.

The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: Turkish Strikes Wound Civilians; Eight Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-19 - Original post - cached version

In both Yemen and Syria, the War Party has found an ally that they can get behind, you know, one that really supports our values: al-Qaeda. From time to time they have even managed to get President Trump to go along with this nonsense – presumably due to the baleful influence of John Bolton. (...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-19 - Original post - cached version

Since when does a (mostly) respected press pundit sound just like an army general? Well, for a while now, in fact. Politicians and reporters will argue viciously about all kinds of issues: immigration, healthcare, race, et al. There’s only one sacred cow that mainstream insiders – both "left"...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-19 - Original post - cached version

Nowadays it is hard for anyone much under the age of 50 to imagine, but once upon a time the threat of nuclear war and the prospect of planetary extinction were things people actually worried about. Backyard bomb shelters, duck and cover in the classroom, LBJ’s 1964 “Daisy” ad, apocalyptic books...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-18 - Original post - cached version

Iraqi forces launched a new operation south of Mosul.

The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: New Anti-ISIS Operation in Nineveh; 14 Killed or Found Dead in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-17 - Original post - cached version

"His shameless talk of dialogue between the North and South [at a time like this] raises questions about his mental faculties… We have nothing to say to South Korean authorities and have no intention of sitting down with them again."* These are just some of the highlights of a North Korean...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-17 - Original post - cached version

Attacks on militiamen occurred.

The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: Random Attacks on Militia; Four Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-16 - Original post - cached version

Former Blackwater USA guard Nicholas Slatten was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison nearly eight months after a jury found him guilty of first-degree murder for his role in the September 2007 massacre of 17 Iraqi civilians at Nisour Square in Baghdad. "The jury got it exactly right, this...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-15 - Original post - cached version

The number of casualties from an ammo depot fire and explosion was revised.

The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: Ammo Depot Casualties Rise; 15 Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-15 - Original post - cached version

This article originally appeared at TruthDig. In once, and to some extent still, relatively cosmopolitan Baghdad, Iraq, I once saw three young female college students from Mustansiriyah University walking home from class. They couldn’t have been more differently clothed. One wore a full burqa...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-15 - Original post - cached version

Seventy members of the U.S. Congress (16% of the total membership) are visiting Israel during recess. Most of the private funding for the junket arrives through an entity called the American Israel Education Foundation. AIEF officially formed as a "supporting organization of the American Israel...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-14 - Original post - cached version

As if it weren’t enough of a downer for Russiagate true believers that no Trump-Russia collusion was found, federal judges are now demanding proof that Russia hacked into the DNC in the first place. It is shaping up to be a significant challenge to the main premise of the shaky syllogism that...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-14 - Original post - cached version

Originally posted at TomDispatch. After almost 18 years of the war (or rather wars) on (or perhaps of) terror, there’s some good news! The Washington Post reports that American troops are finally coming home from Afghanistan! Actually, let me amend that slightly. They will only come home if...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-13 - Original post - cached version

With the indictment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and the imprisonment of whistleblower Chelsea Manning, we are seeing the US government’s blatant attack on the First Amendment. This assault now is officially acknowledged by a US federal court, where the judge dismissed a Democratic...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-13 - Original post - cached version

It has long been called the most dangerous place in the world. Still, few Americans know anything about the place; nor could they point out the troubled region of Kashmir on a map. Yet for 62 years India and Pakistan have contested for control of the province. In fact, a long-running insurgency...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-13 - Original post - cached version

A fire at an ammunition storage facility set off a number of rockets.

The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: Fire Engulfs Baghdad Ammo Depot; 19 Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-12 - Original post - cached version

Call it a summer whim or something about this grim moment of ours, but I had an urge to post at TomDispatch my very first piece of published writing. It appeared 48 years ago in what was, at the time, one of the more obscure journals on the face of the Earth, one I helped … Continue reading "...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-12 - Original post - cached version

NBC news ran a story titled, "Russia-linked Twitter accounts promoted ‘doxxing’ over racial tension videos." The article claims some videos that went viral on twitter featuring confrontations between white people and minorities would not have been so popular if it wasn’t for some "Russia-linked...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-12 - Original post - cached version

Sinophobia is certainly on the rise again. We hear the usual drumbeat of warnings about tiny islands in the South China Sea and the supposedly dangerous Chinese Navy, a threat used to justify spending even more on the US Navy (which is already larger than the next 13 navies combined – and 11 of...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-11 - Original post - cached version

One U.S. Service Member was killed during an operation in northern Iraq.

The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: US Service Member Among Seven Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-10 - Original post - cached version

Back in December 2018, President Trump announced he would be withdrawing US troops from Syria. The establishment came out in full force to squash this idea. Trump was attacked by Democrats, Republicans and just about all the talking heads and pundits of the mainstream media. The most common...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-10 - Original post - cached version

For the second consecutive Democratic debate, Joe Biden has failed to come to terms about his critical role in supporting the illegal, unnecessary, and predictably disastrous U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq. There is nothing new about this. Biden has a long history of inaccurate claims...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-10 - Original post - cached version

Mortars were launched at several villages in Diyala province.

The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: Mortar Fire in Diyala province; Seven Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-09 - Original post - cached version

Justin Trudeau presents himself as "progressive" on foreign affairs. The Liberals claim to have brought Canada "back" after the disastrous Harper Conservatives. But their nuclear weapons policy demonstrates the emptiness of this rhetoric. Reducing the chance nuclear weapons are used again should...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-09 - Original post - cached version

To say that Clifford May, founder of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, loves war would be an understatement. He loves almost everything about war and he thinks the US should be in a lot more of them. He thinks that the US should never go home, should never withdraw troops, should...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-09 - Original post - cached version

The Trump administration, with John Bolton on the only battlements he’ll ever man, is at it again. This time, enacting sweeping financial punishments on businesses who would dare transact with Venezuela’s Maduro government. "The Maduro regime now joins that exclusive club of rogue states [Cuba,...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-08 - Original post - cached version

Seventy-four years ago today the United States dropped the first atomic bomb over the city of Hiroshima, Japan. This nuclear weapon resulted in the deaths of an estimated 140,000 individuals. Three days later on August 9, a similar attack was carried out on the city of Nagasaki, Japan killing an...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-08 - Original post - cached version

Terror grips the most militarized zone in the world after India’s Central Government terminated Jammu and Kashmir’s 70-year-old "special status" as the first step towards stripping the disputed region of statehood entirely. Internationally infamous as the world’s hottest potential nuclear...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-08 - Original post - cached version

On July 29, 4-year-old Muhammad Rabi’ Elayyan was reportedly summoned for interrogation by the Israeli police in occupied Jerusalem. The news, originally reported by the Palestinian News Agency (WAFA), was later denied by the Israeli police, likely to lessen the impact of the PR disaster that...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-08 - Original post - cached version

Also, Turkish strikes in northern Iraq continued.

The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: Clashes Against ISIS in Diyala; Nine Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-07 - Original post - cached version

Douglas Adams famously suggested that the answer to life, the universe and everything is 42. In the world of the political elite, the answer is Russiagate. What has caused the electorate to turn on the political elite, to defeat Hillary and to rush to Brexit? Why, the evil Russians, of course,...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-07 - Original post - cached version

August 6th and 9th mark 74 years since the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where only one nuclear bomb dropped on each city caused the deaths of up to 146,000 people in Hiroshima and 80,000 people in Nagasaki. Today, with the US decision to walk away from the 1987 Intermediate-Range...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-07 - Original post - cached version

Today’s media have duly noted that yesterday, 2 August marked the definitive withdrawal of the USA from the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty dating from 1987, about which they had given advance warning months ago in keeping with the provisions of that document. In particular, our...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-07 - Original post - cached version

Operation Claw against the PKK continues in northern Iraq.

The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: Turkish Operation Against PKK Continues; 16 Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-06 - Original post - cached version

With a national debt approaching $23 trillion and a trillion dollar deficit for this year alone, Congress last week decided to double down on suicidal spending, passing a two year budget that has the United States careening toward catastrophe. While we cannot say precisely when the economic...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-06 - Original post - cached version

Three years after the narrative we call Russiagate was framed and incessantly promoted, it crumbles into rubble as we speak. The mini-empire of allegations, presuppositions, fallacious syllogisms, leaps of logic, imagined connections and mis– and disinformation marshaled to support charges of...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-06 - Original post - cached version

The more things change, the more they stay the same: the sun comes up in the morning; another Hitler arises in the fantasies of the foreign-policy establishment; and Josh Rogin writes another column attacking Tusli Gabbard, the most pro-peace candidate in the Democratic lineup. Justin blasted...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-05 - Original post - cached version

Originally posted at TomDispatch. Imagine this for a moment: the bipartisan debt and budget bill just passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate will soon become the law of the land. In the next two years, that means, American taxpayers will spend a staggering $1.48 trillion (yes,...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-05 - Original post - cached version

America, John Quincy Adams said in 1821, “goes not abroad, in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to the freedom and independence of all. She is the champion and vindicator only of her own.” That’s as good a summary ever spoken of the non-interventionist position. US Senator...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-05 - Original post - cached version

I lost my temper. In retrospect I was out of control. Waving my pistol around like a damn cowboy and screaming at a frail old man who didn’t know anything. It was New Year’s Eve 2006, just south of Baghdad, and yet another roadside bomb had just exploded near my platoon’s patrol, in broad...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-05 - Original post - cached version

A mass grave containing victims of Saddam's Anfal genocide program gave up more bodies.

The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: Mass Anfal Grave Yields 91 Bodies; 15 Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-03 - Original post - cached version

Fresh anti-PKK strikes took place in extreme northern Iraq.

The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: Turks Strike PKK Again; 14 Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-03 - Original post - cached version

The results of centuries of U.S. empire, which began with Manifest Destiny that crossed the North American continent and grew into a global empire, are coming home to roost in Puerto Rico and Hawaii. Puerto Ricans had an important victory in July with the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-03 - Original post - cached version

This article originally appeared at TruthDig. It was big news. U.S. military forces streamed into Saudi Arabia in response to a supposedly serious threat to the kingdom’s eastern region. The American troops were invited by nervous Saudi royals; it wasn’t an American invasion per se. Everything...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-02 - Original post - cached version

ISIS militants attacked a checkpoint manned by Kurdish forces.

The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: ISIS Attack on Kurdish Forces; 26 Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-01 - Original post - cached version

At least 355 people were killed or found in mass graves during July. Another 127 were wounded.

The post <I>Iraq Monthly Roundup</I>: 355 Killed or Found in Mass Graves appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-01 - Original post - cached version

Shortly before President Donald Trump announced he had nominated Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) to replace Dan Coats as director of national intelligence, Ratcliffe made it clear he intends to hit the deck running on the “crimes” behind Russiagate. “What I do know as a former federal prosecutor is...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2019-08-01 - Original post - cached version

Originally posted at TomDispatch. Recently, at a confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Mark Esper, President Trump’s nominee to be the new secretary of defense, faced questioning on all sorts of subjects, including on his past position as the top Washington lobbyist...

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