On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the NYC economy is transformed, along with the role of Disney and superheroes in entertainment. It's no coincidence.
The enraging notion that 9/11 was being used to justify US operations that killed innocents - including kids like Zoe - shaped my career.
At least 387,072 civilians have been killed in direct war violence during America's global war on terror, a new report said.
Daniel Hale said seeing a drone strike that killed a child was "the most harrowing day of my life"
Bush warned the pullout endangered women, girls, and people who worked with foreign troops. "They're just going to be left behind to be slaughtered."
Biden wants to work with Congress to repeal laws have given every president since the 9/11 terror attacks a blank check to wage war.
Former President Barack Obama in his new book discussed his ambivalence over the killings he ordered while president as part of counterterrorism operations. “I took no joy in any of this. It didn’t make me feel powerful,” Obama wrote. Obama said he often felt as though he wanted to “save” […]
The US military told Business Insider on Thursday that an internal review found it had injured two civilians in a 2017 drone strike in Yemen. At the time, the strike was reported as killing three suspected al-Qaeda militants riding on a motorcycle. An anonymous Twitter account initially reported the alleged […]
President Donald Trump may have ordered more attacks in Yemen than all previous US presidents combined, according to a report from the monitoring group Airwars. While campaigning against “forever wars,” Trump has loosened rules of engagement in the global war on terror, dramatically escalating airstrikes and ground raids in Yemen […]
At least 37 million people have been displaced by America’s “global war on terror,” according to a new report from Brown University’s Cost of War project. The number of displaced people could be as high as 59 million, the report states. Displacement has caused “incalculable harm to individuals, families, towns, […]
The US has started using the R9X missile, which is packed with blades, against targets in the ongoing war on terror. The R9X represents an innovation, as its blades allow it to have lethal effect within a limited area and avoid the damage caused by a normal explosion. But a […]
One, if not two, suspected terrorists in northwestern Syria were killed in an unusual airstrike, according to multiple reports. The target’s minivan was reportedly struck by a munition that didn’t explode but rather killed the vehicle’s passengers by mashing and mincing everything in its path. The suspects are believed to […]
Federal spending on post-9/11 military action in Iraq and Afghanistan stands at $US6.4 trillion through fiscal year 2020, according to a new study from the Cost of War project at Brown University. Its cost to American taxpayers will keep climbing for decades to come. The staggering amount reflects spending across […]
Strong majorities of American veterans and the general public say the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq weren’t worth fighting, according to a new poll. A Pew Research Center survey found 64% of veterans said Iraq wasn’t worth fighting, along with 58% who said the same about Afghanistan. Comparatively, 62% of […]
Warning: Spoilers ahead for the “Game of Thrones” season eight, episode five, “The Bells.” In episode five of season eight of “Game of Thrones,” a lot of people think Daenerys Targaryen essentially turned into former President George W. Bush. Not unlike World War II fire bombing, Daenerys destroyed an entire […]
The US has developed a secret weapon designed to eliminate terrorists without injuring or killing nearby civilians, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The R9X missile is a modified Hellfire missile used by the Pentagon and the CIA for pinpoint strikes. If the sheer force of the missile failed […]
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday delivered a speech in Cairo, Egypt, in which he laid out the Trump administration’s roadmap for the Middle East and ripped into former President Barack Obama. “The age of self-inflicted American shame is over,” Pompeo declared to an audience at the American University […]