Articles

By: Lexi Lonas

Congress Declines to Reimburse National Guard Following DC Deployment

Congress has declined to reimburse the National Guard the $521 million it spent during its months long deployment to Washington DC leading to a decline of readiness.... read more

26

Jul

By: Rebecca Bergus

Letter to the Editor: Repeal the AUMF Against Iraq

A letter to The Gazette in Iowa says that we should repeal the 2002 AUMF against Iraq and bring our troops home.... read more

22

Jul

By: Tim Reid

Three Marines reflect on the War in Afghanistan

Reuters spoke with three Marine veterans of the War in Afghanistan who agree with a majority of their fellows that the war was not worth it.... read more

21

Jul

By: Patrick Cockburn

Where Did All Our Money Go?

The nation of Afghanistan is too complex, proud, and corrupt to have been worth the $2.3 trillion investment spent on a two-decade war.... read more

20

Jul

By: Daniel L. Davis

America Lost in Nation-Building

The twenty-year war in Afghanistan was plagued by an inability to accept victory conditions when presented. That is why the objective turned into nation-building.... read more

12

Jul

By: Pat Buchanan

Pat Buchanan: 'Afghanistan Was Never a Vital Interest'

In his weekly column, author and presidential candidate Pat Buchanan describes the failure of the U.S. mission in Afghanistan, and why nation-building was a mistake from the beginning.... read more

09

Jul

By: John Byrnes

Pro-War Veteran: 'I Must Admit I Was Wrong'

John Byrnes, who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan as a New York Army National Guardsman, wrote in support of the Global War on Terror back in the mid-2000s. Now he's back to say he was wrong.... read more

09

Jul

By: Paul Gosar

Rep. Paul Gosar: Fighting Forever Wars Doesn't Put America First

In a new op-ed, Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona explains his vote to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Force against Iraq and his support for repealing the 2001 AUMF as well and bringing our troops home.... read more

08

Jul

By: Ron Paul

Ron Paul: So Went Vietnam, So Goes Afghanistan

As U.S. troops departed the Bagram Air Base, former congressman and presidential candidate Dr. Ron Paul compares the failure to remake Afghanistan in America's image to the pitfalls of the Vietnam War.... read more

08

Jul

By: Richard Engel, Courtney Kube, Marc Smith and Adela Suliman

We're Coming Home; U.S. Soldiers Depart Bagram Air Base

U.S. soldiers have withdrawn from the largest military base in Afghanistan, Bagram, once a bustling transit hall of over 100,000 troops.... read more

02

Jul

By: Daniel DePetris

Squawking Hawks Cry About Withdrawal

As our military withdrawal from Afghanistan proceeds, hawks keep squawking that the U.S. must keep a permanent troop contingent in country. These people aren't living in reality.... read more

02

Jul

By: Daniel L. Davis

Joe Biden Backslides on Afghanistan Withdrawal

There are reports that the U.S. will keep 650 soldiers stationed in Afghanistan, with debate over whether their task will be diplomatic defense at our embassy our continued support to the Kabul government in combat.... read more

30

Jun

By: Glenn Greenwald

Glenn Greenwald on Joe Biden's Illegal, Unnecessary Missile Strikes

Award winning independent journalist Glenn Greenwald analyzes the legal arguments laid out by the Biden White House's missile strikes in Syria and Iraq.... read more

29

Jun

By: John Allen Gay

Afghan National Army: Twenty Years of Investment Disintegrating in Six Months

Despite two decades of nation-building, training, and investment, we are witnessing the rapid collapse of the Afghan National Security Forces.... read more

29

Jun

By: Fiona Harrigan

Repealing the 2002 AUMF Isn't Enough, President Biden

If we're going to bring our troops home, the Biden administration is going to have to take much stronger steps than only repealing one AUMF.... read more

18

Jun

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