Articles

By: James Bovard

George Bush's Damnable Lies About the War in Afghanistan

The war in Afghanistan was not good intentions gone awry, but a failed intervention whose motivations and reasoning were lies perpetrated from the very start.... read more

25

May

By: Doug Bandow

Central Asia is Irrelevant to American Security

Contrary to complaints from the War Party, there is no geostrategic benefit to the United States by staying permanently entrenched in Central Asia.... read more

24

May

By: Matthew Hoh

How Our Endless Wars Perpetuate Violence

Twenty years of fighting has demonstrated that our wars in the Middle East increase violence, anti-Americanism, and destabalize the region. Only an intelligent, non-interventionist foreign policy will extinguish these political fires and decrease the threat of terrorism against the United States.... read more

24

May

By: Micaela Rollo Kirwan

The Costs of Endless War on Military Families

A military wife and former military brat recalls the longterm damage endless war can leave on military families.... read more

20

May

By: David Stockman

The Cheney Clan Poisoned America

President Reagan's former budget director eviscerates Dick & Liz Cheney and the damage they've both done to the United States and its foreign policy.... read more

17

May

By: Daniel DePetris

What Are We Still Doing in Iraq?

As the U.S. withdrawals from Afghanistan, Americans must ask what compelling reason they have to stay in Iraq, an ongoing war that doesn't make us safer.... read more

17

May

By: Jack Hunter

Goodbye, Lying Liz Cheney

For years Rep. Liz Cheney has perpetuated some of the biggest lies in public life, and she should never be mistaken for a truth teller.... read more

13

May

By: Bonnie Kristian

End All Our Endless Wars, Not Just Afghanistan

President Biden makes good arguments about why we should leave Afghanistan. But why don't these arguments also apply to all of our other endless wars?... read more

11

May

By: Travis Mills

Quadruple Amputee Says We Must Bring Our Troops Home from Afghanistan

In 2012, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills lost portions of his arms and legs to an IED in Afghanistan. Now he says it's time we exit this war so no other soldier has to suffer like he has in an unwinnable war.... read more

10

May

By: Jack Shafer

The Self-Serving Careerism of Liz Cheney

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) has become the darling of the corporate press despite her pro-war politics. Her media stardom has more to do with careerism than principle.... read more

05

May

By: Johnathan Hogan

Idaho Veterans Agree: Bring Our Troops Home

Interviews with local veterans in Idaho reveal that most agree with our organization's demand to bring our troops home from the war in Afghanistan sooner rather than later.... read more

05

May

By: Dan McKnight

Chickenhawk John Bolton Doesn't Speak for Our Soldiers

The Chairman of BringOurTroopsHome.US responds to former National Security Advisor John Bolton, who has a long history of presuming to decide when soldiers should fight in wars he himself wouldn't.... read more

05

May

By: Kelley Vlahos

Our Secret Army of Contractors in Afghanistan

During the Global War on Terror, private defense contractors have often outnumbered uniformed soldiers in the Middle East. They must be included in any withdrawal from Afghanistan and elsewhere.... read more

29

Apr

By: Rand Paul

Rand Paul Endorses Biden's September Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky praises President Biden for his planned withdrawal from Afghanistan in September, a position Paul has supported for over a decade.... read more

29

Apr

By: Chris Stewart

GOP Rep. Chris Stewart Says Biden is Right to End the War in Afghanistan

In a new op-ed, Utah Congressman Chris Stewart says that as a conservative Republican and Air Force veteran he supports President Biden's plan to withdrawal from Afghanistan.... read more

28

Apr

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