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Tag Archives: afghanistan
Just Released: Brown Univ. Costs of War study finds Afghan civilian deaths up dramatically after Trump 2017 ROE changes
“…new rules of engagement (ROE) ushered in by the Trump administration three years ago coincided with a 95 percent increase in [Afghan] civilians killed by U.S and allied airstrikes compared to the previous decade.” Study: “Afghanistan’s Rising Civilian Death Toll … Continue reading
By Rory Fanning, Truthout.
“In order for soldiers to kill, racist indoctrination needs to be part of the training.” Continue reading
We thought we had a pretty good handle on the ”inside baseball” of Congressional support for a virtually unlimited Pentagon budget, despite public demands, especially now, for domestic spending on e.g., health care, education, etc. But this analysis by Glenn … Continue reading
From Abby Martin and Mike Prysner, an Empire Files interview with USMC Afghanistan war veteran, John Motter. If you know anyone considering joining the military, offer them this. John does a wonderful job of describing his personal experience in the … Continue reading
Leaked documents reveal the cold calculus of murder from above. The expose is published in The Intercept. From DemocracyNow!: Newly leaked government documents have provided an unprecedented window into the secret U.S. drone assassination program across the globe. In “The Drone … Continue reading
Rally and March, Portland, Sunday, October 11, 2015, 1:00 PM Shemanski Park (the South Park Blocks at Salmon St.) Full details, including a full list of sponsors and endorsers, more fliers and posters, here: http://pjw.info/afghanistan14yl.html Endorsed by VFP 132 and … Continue reading
Second Saturdays Benefit Concert Series – for a better world January 12 Update… The concert last night drew an overflow crowd and raised over $1,100 for the Afghan Duvet Project. An Evening of West African Rhythms, with a participatory drum circle in the 2nd … Continue reading
Exhibit in Corvallis Public Library Main Meeting Room through October Three quilts from the Drones Quilt Project–the fourth is walking for peace through Maine–are on display at the Corvallis Public Library and may be viewed at any time. Please see … Continue reading