Between all the headline-rattling periods of military violence, Israel’s policies toward Gaza keep its residents in a continual state of suffering.
Source: Israel’s Constant War Against Palestine’s Health Care Infrastructure | The New Republic
As American troops prepare to leave Afghanistan, it’s clear the conflict was never winnable.
Source: Was the war in Afghanistan always doomed?
Mother Earth is giving us a time out, sending us all to our rooms to reflect on how we address the triple evils about which Dr. King warned us… The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Source: Time to Act on Dr. King’s Call to Tackle Evils of Racism, Economic Exploitation, and War | Common Dreams Views
Afghanistan’s opium economy is a multibillion dollar operation which has a direct impact on the surge of heroin addiction in the US. Despite president Trump’s announced US troop withdrawal, the Afghan opium trade continues to flourish. It is protected by US-NATO occupation forces on behalf of a nexus of powerful financial and criminal interests.
Source: War is Good for Business and Organized Crime: Afghanistan’s Multibillion Dollar Opium Trade. Rising Heroin Addiction in the US – Global ResearchGlobal Research – Centre for Research on Globalization
“Congress must continue using every available tool at its disposal to ensure that Donald Trump and John Bolton’s march to war is fully blocked.”
Source: “Endless War Isn’t Inevitable”: House Votes to Stop Trump From Launching Unauthorized Attack on Iran | Common Dreams News
Vijay Prashad challenges the media reality that Iran attacked the oil tankers, calling for a real investigation to uncover the truth.
Source: Where Are the Skeptics as the Drums Roll for War with Iran?
The Iranian government knows the national security adviser wants a war, and is banking on the fact that the president doesn’t… National security adviser John Bolton has reportedly requested that
Source: Trump’s Potential War With Iran Is All John Bolton’s Doing. But It Might Also Be His Undoing.