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Animals, War and WikiLeaks

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Georgi Gospodinov, “What Animals Do in Wartime”

“If we have brains or courage, then we are blessed and called on… to prove the vigor of our talents against the strongest opponents of love we can find.” 6,696 more words

Antiwar.com — Former Air Force drone operator speaks out against US atrocities

Originally published at Antiwar.com

Also published at Ethics In Tech

A former Air Force drone operator-turned-whistleblower is once again speaking out against the atrocities he committed while serving in a military he describes as “worse than the Nazis.” 542 more words

Politics & Human Rights

The War in Afghanistan Is a Fraud (and Now We Have Proof)

If there’s one thing we should learn from the Afghanistan Papers, which the mainstream corporate media have already ceased talking about, it’s that ending these immoral, illegal, repulsive wars cannot be left to our breathtakingly incompetent and corrupt ruling elite, who have provably been lying to us about them for decades. 2,458 more words

Antiwar.com — Report: US drone strike kills Afghan civilians, Taliban commander

Originally published at Antiwar.com

An unconfirmed number of Afghan civilians – reportedly more than 40 – were killed along with the regional leader of a splinter Taliban faction and dozens of militants in a US drone attack in Herat province on Wednesday. 683 more words

Politics & Human Rights

Timing is Everything: WaPo Reveals Damning 'Afghan Papers' Just as US Nears Deal With Oil-Controlling Taliban

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 12/09/19 |

Afghanistan was the first country of many invaded by American troops in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. 1,144 more words

Us News

Common Dreams — ICC holds hearing on Afghanistan war crimes, including US torture

Originally published at Common Dreams

Also published at Antiwar.com & Pars Today (Iran state media)

The International Criminal Court (ICC) opened a three-day hearing in the The Hague, Netherlands on Wednesday at which prosecutors and Afghan torture victims are attempting to convince the court to overturn a previous decision to refuse to investigate war crimes committed by Taliban, Afghan government and US forces. 875 more words

Politics & Human Rights

Lionel Desmond fatality inquiry to begin Monday in Guysborough, N.S.

The long-awaited inquiry into the deaths of the Desmond family is about to get underway next week in a courtroom in the Guysborough municipal building. 524 more words