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What lessons can people learn from being in a war? Part VII

The Scope of What Humanity Was Capable Of

The last thing I would want to talk about is how war makes you fully aware of just what people are capable of. 2,517 more words

Military

If this is what an anti-war presidency looks like to you, you're detached from reality

Trevor Timm writes for The Guardian:

‘Nothing sums up the warped foreign policy fantasy world in which Republicans live more than when House Speaker John Boehner recently… 420 more words

USA

Anushay's Point On PBS: US Military Will Not Safeguard Afghan Women's Rights

Last Friday, I was honored to return to PBS’ To The Contrary to talk about the impact US troop withdrawal will have on women’s rights in Afghanistan. 305 more words

Violence Against Women

Ignorant Russia Stereotyping Is Prime Time American Entertainment

Thank goodness SNL is finally making fun of Russia (again).

There is so much material to make fun of in Russia, all of them scary, too. 431 more words

Russia

Former #Blackwater gets rich as #Afghan drug production hits record high | World news | The Guardian #Opium

In a war full of failures, the US counternarcotics mission in Afghanistan stands out: opiate production has climbed steadily over recent years to reach record-high levels last year. 519 more words

US

Maine-The Way Life Should Be

Did you ever see a place that looks like it was built just to enjoy? Well, this whole state of Maine looks that way to me.

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Afghanistan

What Happened to Aafia Siddiqui and Where is She Now?

By Judy Bello | The Deconstructed Globe | March 30, 2015

A Pakistani Woman named Aafia Siddiqui was abducted from a taxi in Karachi, Pakistan along with her 3 children 12 years ago on March 30, 2003.

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Deception