There is no reason to continue the bloodshed in Afghanistan, which all the parties recognize will not alter the final outcome a whit.
Withdrawing U.S. troops from the Korean peninsula could kickstart diplomatic progress in Northeast Asia–and save billions of dollars to boot.
A series of blasts in Baghdad which are believed to have killed at least 72 people in an apparently coordinated attack is the topic of this RT interview.
PBS NewsHour: President Obama will announce plans for the initial U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan Wednesday. Jeffrey Brown discusses what the president’s options are with retired Army Lt. Col. John Nagl of the Center for a New American Security, author Phyllis Bennis and Brian Katoolis of the Center for American Progess.
Statement of Phyllis Bennis in advance of President Obama’s speech detailing ‘the end of the war in Iraq’
The director of the Institute’s New Internationalism project says there’s no victory to claim in Iraq.
Thousands of U.S. troops are leaving Iraq — but more than 50,000 troops and tens of thousands of US-paid mercenaries remain. US “combat operations” are ending, but Iraq remains mired in war.
In occupied Iraq, the population living in urban slums has skyrocketed. Why haven’t we heard more about this shocking statistic?
President Obama should not bow to the Beltway voices urging him to keep U.S. troops longer in Iraq.
Are we really leaving Iraq at the end of 2011?
President Obama is on the verge of making a profound mistake by sending more troops to Afghanistan, argues columnist Conn Hallinan.
President Obama is about to order the beginning of the end of the U.S. war and occupation of Iraq. Or is he?
After eight years of deafness, the White House is now listening. When it comes to Afghanistan, we just have to speak a little louder.
Will Obama’s multilateral resolve turn to stone or will his administration truly remap U.S. global relations?