Tag Archives: Afghanistan war

The Post Glory Exuberance Disorder-PGED

                                                                                                               by Kathie MM Just google “perpetual war,” and you will find many articles on US involvement in what appear to be endless military actions around the world.  Google “PTSD” and you will find many more articles on the pernicious … Continue reading

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Here we go again!

By Guest Author Paul Shannon Here we go again! Our leaders have learned nothing from their disastrous war in Iraq. That brutal intervention destroyed Iraq as a country, caused hundreds of thousands of deaths, created a terrorist government in Baghdad, … Continue reading

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Fallujah: Death and destruction again, Part I

By guest author Ian Hansen As a supporter of human rights and locally-controlled democracy in Iraq, I am dismayed to see Fallujah fall to Al Qaeda. Some may see poetic justice for the U.S. in this development: the U.S. war of aggression … Continue reading

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Home to a safer land?

We have now passed the 2,000th fatality in Afghanistan but that war is winding down and we are bringing the troops home to a safer environment.

Or so we are supposed to think… Continue reading

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