viewpoint highlights
news highlights
radio highlights
Original Blog US Casualties Iraqi Casualties Contact Donate
Updated September 19, 2021 - 9:34 PM EDT
Pentagon Admits Drone Strike Killed 10 Civilians
  Khalilzad: Ghani Fleeing Afghanistan Ruined Last-Minute Deal
US Will Push More Arab States To Normalize With Israel
  Palestinian Factions Form Joint Ops Room in Jenin Refugee Camp
US Approves $500 Million Deal To Maintain Saudi Helicopters
  Antiwar Voices Blast Biden Over 'Absurd' Saudi Military Contract
US Imposes More Iran-Related Sanctions
France Recalls Ambassadors From US and Australia
EU Threatens Sanctions on Lebanon Amid Economic Crisis
item Washington's Wars: The Killing of Zemari Ahmadi  by Brett Kershaw
item 'Iron Wall' to 'Villa in the Jungle': Palestinians Demolish Israel's Security Myths  by Ramzy Baroud
item Old Soldier Mark Milley Should 'Fade Away'  by Ray McGovern
item Dangerous Exaggeration of Threat  by Melvin Goodman

More Viewpoints

Chelsea Manning Tests Positive for Covid-19
Probe Finds World Bank Changed Data to Boost China Ranking
Joint Military Drill to Kick Off in Ukraine as Congress Seeks Air Defense Boost
Afghans Who Fled Panjshir: 'Everything Can Change by the Hour'
In Panjshir, Few Signs of an Active Resistance, or Any Fight at All
Roads Into Panjshir Reopen, Telecom Services Resume
UN Security Council Extends Afghan Mission Mandate for Six Months
Taliban Replaces Women's Ministry With Ministry of Virtue and Vice
Dutch Defense Minister Resigns Over Afghanistan Withdrawal
Putin Says Russia Needs to Work With the Taliban
China's Xi Urges Afghanistan to Stamp Out Terrorism, Vows More Aid
Taliban Say Afghan Boys' Schools to Reopen, No Mention of Girls
Crowds Grow Outside Kabul Passport Office
Plane Carrying 170, Including US, European Citizens, Departs Kabul for Doha
Pakistan, Iran Leaders Meet on Afghanistan
Unfreeze Afghan Assets Abroad, Says Uzbekistan
China/Taiwan/Hong Kong
Blinken Deletes Tweet Saying US Would 'Stand With People of Hong Kong', Posts Watered-Down Version
China Appeals for Global Unity in Wake of US-Led AUKUS Security Alliance
China Needs Stronger Ties With the World to Counter US Sway, Analyst Says
Taiwan, Wanting to Join Pacific Trade Pact, Questions China's 'Sudden' Application
Taiwan Calls for Quick Start to Trade Talks With EU
In Germany, Debate on Trade With China Grows as Merkel Nears Exit
North Korea Accuses US of Double Standards on Missiles, Hampering Talks
India Tells China Border Troop Pullback Needed for Better Ties
Indonesia Warns Against Arms Race After Australian Nuclear Sub Pact
Myanmar Sets October 1 for Aung San Suu Kyi Corruption Trial
Armenia Takes Azerbaijan to UN Court Alleging Discrimination
Russia to Retain Superiority in Hypersonic Weapons: Deputy PM
NSO's Pegasus Spyware Was Used on Two Belgian Civilians, Likely at Behest of Rwanda, Report Says
UK Starts Work on a New Nuclear Submarine Right After Australia Says It's Looking to Buy
Australian PM Rejects Chinese Criticism of Nuclear Sub Deal
New Zealand Abandons Pakistan Cricket Tour Over 'Security Alert'
The War at Home
Biden Order Would Allow Govt to Require Quarantine for Measles After Afghanistan Refugee Cases
Civilian Boss Takes Charge of Army CID for First Time
Airforce Confirms B-2 Bomber Crashed in Missouri After In-Flight Malfunction; None Injured
Israeli Forces Injure Dozens of Palestinians at Anti-Settlement Protest Near Nablus
Palestinian Official Praises Lapid's 'New Vision' for Gaza
Palestinian Municipal Elections in West Bank, Gaza Scheduled for December
Jewish Settler Stabs Palestinian Bus Driver in Jerusalem
Israeli Soldiers Break Palestinian Physician's Arm During Detention
Israel Denies Treatment to Palestinians With Brain Tumors
Israel Sends Back Lebanese Man Who Crossed Northern Border
Israeli FM to Visit Bahrain in First After Diplomatic Accord
Israel Won't Interfere With Hezbollah-Run Oil Shipments From Iran to Lebanon
Lebanon's Incoming Government Restarts Central Bank Audit
South Yemen Rocked by Protests as Rial Plummets and Food Prices Soar
Houthi Rebels Blamed for Attempted Assassination of Yemeni Tribal Leader
Yemen War: Saudi-Led Coalition Intercept Houthi Missile Fired Towards Jazan
No Plans for US, Iran to Meet at UN Next Week, Says US Envoy
Iran's Petrochemical, Fuel Sales Boom Despite Sanctions
Iran Denounces 'Unilateralism' as It Becomes Full SCO Member
More Than 170 Bakeries Bombed During Syrian Civil War
Militias Clash in Southern Syria's Suweida as Security Conditions Degrade
Attack on Gas Line Leaves Syrian Capital With No Electricity
Erdogan and Putin to Discuss Syria in Sochi
Union Calls for Release of Critically Ill Journalist in Northeast Syria Detention
Middle East
Iraq Daily Roundup: Twelve Killed
EU Parliament Urges UAE to Free Imprisoned Human Rights Activists
Hundreds of Aid Trucks Have Failed to Return From Tigray, UN Says
US Threatens Sanctions Against Officials in Tigray Conflict
Somalia's Regional Leaders Urge End to Power Struggle
Somalia Accuses Djibouti of Detaining National Security Adviser
Egypt's Sisi Receives Libyan Warlord Haftar, House Speaker in Cairo
Thousands of Detained Migrants Unaccounted for in Libya, UN Official Says
Military Leader Liable Under US Law for Church Massacre of Liberian Citizens
Tunisian MP and President Critic Makhlouf Briefly Detained
Read more

Ray McGovern
Old Soldier Mark Milley Should 'Fade Away'

Ramzy Baroud
From the 'Iron Wall' to the 'Villa in the Jungle': Palestinians Demolish Israel's Security Myths

Ted Snider
Biden Shelves Diplomacy To Confront Russia and China

Daniel Larison
Shut Down the Drone War

Doug Bandow
Egypt Murders Its Citizens With Little Complaint From Washington

Ted Galen Carpenter
Saigon 1975, Kabul 2021, Baghdad 2024?

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
The Perils of Forgetting: Learn From the Afghan War or Repeat It!

Scott Horton
Peter Bergen is Mistaken About Bin Laden's Strategy

Sheldon Richman
Afghanistan Aftermath: No Firings? No Resignations?

David R. Henderson
Remembering Hiroshima

Rick Rozoff
New Triangular Axis in Greater Middle East: Turkey, Israel, and Azerbaijan

Dave DeCamp
Despite Pushing Them Together, the US Is Unhappy With Closer Russia-China Ties

Justin Raimondo
The FBI vs.

Additional Contributors
Reproduction of material from any original pages
without written permission is strictly prohibited.
Copyright 2021