Even War Has Rules

Even War Has Rules

Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan truthdig No one disputes that the United States military attacked a hospital in the city of Kunduz, Afghanistan, in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday, Oct. 3. The airstrike on the Doctors Without Borders facility, the Kunduz Trauma Center,...
Even War Has Rules

A Better World Through Bombing

Tom Engelhardt TomDispatch As October ended, White House spokesperson Josh Earnest announced that the U.S. would be sending “less than 50” boots-on-the-ground Special Operations forces into northern Syria in an “advise-and-assist” program for Kurdish...
Even War Has Rules

Bush-41 Finally Speaks on Iraq War

Ray McGovern Consortium News Media reports on Jon Meacham’s biography of George H. W. Bush, the 41st President, have brought me a painful flashback to the deceptive, destructive – yet at the same time highly instructive – years 2002 and 2003, when his son George W....
Even War Has Rules

It’s Always the Same War

Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan Common Dreams “To understand the nature of the present war — for in spite of the regrouping which occurs every few years, it is always the same war — one must realize in the first place that it is impossible for it to be...