Articles

By: Eric Brakey

Repeal the 2001 AUMF and End the War in Afghanistan for Good

Our endless wars don't end with troops withdrawals, they end when Congress repeals the unconstitutional AUMFs that attempt to justify them.... read more

03

Sep

By: Brian Almon

Was the War in Afghanistan A Mortal Wound to America?

A rich, extended essay on U.S. foreign policy since World War II, American intervention in Afghanistan, its goals, failures, and whether or not the republic can recover from such a wound.... read more

03

Sep

By: John W. Whitehead

Bring ALL the Troops Home

A global empire of military bases is bankrupting the United States. We must bring our troops home from around the world and begin putting America First.... read more

02

Sep

By: Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter: We're Not the World's Policeman

Arch-conservative commenator praises President Joe Biden for bucking the military establishment and successfully withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan.... read more

02

Sep

By: Hunter DeRensis

Endless War Has Made Our Soldiers Lose Faith

More active duty soldiers are voicing complaints about how their military leadership functions and reject accountability for their mistakes in the Global War on Terror.... read more

01

Sep

By: Stephen Wertheim

Only Congress Can Declare War

Despite the growth of the Executive Branch over the past seventy years, the U.S. Constitution still states that only Congress has the power to declare war. To course correct American foreign policy we must return this authority to the people's elected representatives.... read more

31

Aug

By: Will Bardenwerper

Who Do We Hold Accountable?

As we look back on twenty years of poor leadership in Afghanistan and our other endless wars, how do we hold leaders accountable to their errors? Will anyone be punished?... read more

25

Aug

By: Jim Lobe

Three Major News Networks Devoted Only Five Minutes to Afghanistan in 2020

CBS, ABC, and NBC are responsible for a major dereliction of duty, only covering the war in Afghanistan for a total of five minutes in the entire year of 2020.... read more

23

Aug

By: Scott Shackford

SIGAR, Unsung Hero of the Afghan War

For thirteen years one government agency, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, has been entirely truthful about the disaster of nation-building and the failures of the war in Afghanistan.... read more

20

Aug

By: Matt Taibbi

The Rinse and Repeat Cycle of U.S. Foreign Policy

Afghanistan is one example of larger phenominon, where the U.S. government repeatedly makes the same mistakes when attempting to wrestle with foreign problems.... read more

18

Aug

By: Daniel McCarthy

Knocking Over the Potemkin Village of Afghanistan

Our foreign policy of endless war is encased in a maze of Potemkin villages and cardboard obstacles. To forge an America First foreign policy we must be willing to tear down the deceptions.... read more

16

Aug

By: Daniel L. Davis

Why the Afghan Army Crumbled

How does a 300,000 man army crumble in a matter of weeks after twenty years of training? Ret. Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis explains the rampant corruption that U.S. military planners have been aware of the whole time.... read more

13

Aug

By: Dave DeCamp

President Biden: No Regrets on Afghanistan Withdrawal

When asked at a recent press conference, President Joe Biden made clear he has no regrets about deciding to withdraw from the war in Afghanistan.... read more

11

Aug

By: Gil Barndollar

If President Biden Wants to End the Forever War, He Must Act Soon

As the military withdrawal from Afghanistan is completed, does President Biden have any intention of ending the rest of the Global War on Terror?... read more

10

Aug

By: Michael A. Cohen

The Systemic Failure of Our Endless Wars

American failure in Afghanistan is not the responsability of a lone public official or just one political party. It is representative of a failure of the system, and our foreign policy of endless war.... read more

09

Aug

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