Articles

By: Daniel L. Davis

After 30 Years, Come Home From Iraq

It was wrong to invade Iraq in 2003, and it was a mistake to go back in 2014. We must finally correct these errors and bring our troops home now, writes ret. Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis.... read more

22

Mar

By: Congressional Office of Mike Gallagher

New Push in House of Representatives to Repeal Outdated AUMFs

In this press release, Reps. Mike Gallagher (R-Wisconsin), Jared Golden (D-Maine), Peter Meijer (R-Michigan), and Abigail Spanberger (D-Virginia) announce their introduction of a resolution to repeal the 1957, 1991, and 2002 Authorizations for Use of Military Force.... read more

19

Mar

By: Adam Weinstein

Reneging On Afghan Withdrawal Plan Puts Lives of U.S. Soldiers In Danger

Adam Weinstein, a Marine who served in Afghanistan, says the United States must keep to the May 1 withdrawal deadline, or we will see an increase in soldier's deaths throughout the summer.... read more

18

Mar

By: Christian Britschgi

Scandal: Pentagon Has Been Lying About Troop Numbers in Afghanistan

By January 20, 2021, on orders of the President the number of troops in Afghanistan was meant to be down to 2,500. It was revealed this week that due to fudging the numbers, the actual number of American soldiers in Afghanistan is 3,500.... read more

18

Mar

By: Daniel DePetris

The Constitution is Crystal Clear on War Powers

While some proponents of executive supremacy will try to rewrite history (and the Constitution), Dan DePetris makes clear in National Review that the Founding Fathers intended Congress to have authority over war powers.... read more

16

Mar

By: Danny Sjursen

Joe Biden Must Stop Endangering U.S. Soldiers

Ret. Major Danny Sjursen, who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan, explains how the military's continued presence in Iraq and Syria, where they're coming under rocket attacks, puts their lives at risk for no discernable gains for American safety.... read more

16

Mar

By: Sean McFate

How the Military-Industrial Complex Robs You

The F-35 combat aircraft is the most expensive weapons program in history, costing $1.7 trillion. And it doesn't even work. Why does the government allow the weapons industry to rob the American people blind?... read more

12

Mar

By: Lawrence Wilkerson

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson Says We Must Break the War Party

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, describes the unfair, corrupt system that enriches the powerful while sending the financially maligned to fight their wars.... read more

10

Mar

By: Mike Gooding

Senator Learned About Biden's Syria Strikes 'On the News'

Despite being an influential member of both the Senate Armed Forces Committee and Foreign Relations Committee, Tim Kaine learned about President Joe Biden's airstrikes on Syria through the news media, demonstrating how little Congress is consulted about our endless wars.... read more

09

Mar

By: Kathy Gannon

Billions of Taxpayer Dollars Lost in Afghanistan, Report Concludes

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction has concluded that billions of dollars allocated for buildings and vehicles in Afghanistan were lost to waste, fraud, and abuse.... read more

09

Mar

By: Mark Hannah

Americans Favor Trump's Negotiated Withdrawal From Afghanistan By 6 to 1 Margin

For years, Americans have overwhelmingly supported bringing our troops home from Afghanistan. That includes following the withdrawal timetable negotiated by President Trump. Ending our endless wars isn't only good policy, but good politics too.... read more

08

Mar

By: Don Bolduc

General Don Bolduc: Bring Our Troops Home From Afghanistan

Ret. Brigadier General Don Bolduc tosses out the bad advice of the Afghan Study Group, and recommends staying the course and withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan by May 1. ... read more

08

Mar

By: Daniel L. Davis

Listen to Our Soldiers, Not Failed Experts

For twenty years experts in Washington DC have recommended staying in Afghanistan until it was a stabilized, western-style democracy. In reality, that's a permanent military occupation and a forever war. Instead of listening to these failed experts, we ought to listen to soldiers like ret. Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis, who knew over a decade ago that we must withdraw from Afghanistan.... read more

04

Mar

By: Katrina vanden Heuvel

Joe Biden Will Not End Our Endless Wars

President Biden's recent airstrikes in Syria are a foreboding sign of things to come in his administration, which shows every sign of continuing our endless wars in the Middle East.... read more

04

Mar

By: Will Ruger

President Biden, Don't Doom Our Afghan Peace Efforts

The negotiated deadline for a military withdrawal from Afghanistan is less than two months away. President Biden must commit to following the peace process negotiated by Donald Trump, or he will own the disastrous war and the miasma that follows.... read more

03

Mar

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