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Congressmembers Speak Out for Getting the US Out of Afghanistan

Thu, 25 May 2017 01:11:29 +0000

Today a news conference was held by co-sponsors of HR1666, to prohibit funds for activities in Afghanistan, and the importance of debating the 16-year war in Afghanistan, the longest war in America’s history. Attending were Representative Walter B. Jones (R-NC) Representative John Garamendi (D-CA) Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) Representative John Duncan (R-TN) Representative Don Young … Continue reading "Congressmembers Speak Out for Getting the US Out of Afghanistan"



Ron Paul asks: Was Manchester Blowback?

Wed, 24 May 2017 22:07:33 +0000

Western intervention in Libya opened the country up to radical Islamist gangs which had been suppressed under Gaddafi. Just as Gaddafi warned. Same in Syria, where western destabilization efforts have led to an al-Qaeda and ISIS presence that was not there before the west had decided on “regime change” for the secular Assad. Who benefitted … Continue reading "Ron Paul asks: Was Manchester Blowback?"



William Astore on America’s ‘Beautiful’ Weapons

Tue, 23 May 2017 22:48:36 +0000

President Trump is hawking weapons in the Middle East. After concluding a deal with the Saudis for $110 billion in weaponry, he sought out the Emir of Qatar and said their discussions would focus on “the purchase of lots of beautiful military equipment.” Trump’s reference to American weapons as “beautiful” echoed the recent words of … Continue reading "William Astore on America’s ‘Beautiful’ Weapons"



Congressional News Conference on Ending Funds for Afghan War: Wednesday 5/24

Tue, 23 May 2017 19:33:01 +0000

Update: Here is the video of the news conference. Wednesday, May 24: Congressmen Walter B. Jones (R-NC) and John Garamendi (D-CA), along with House cosponsors of H.R. 1666, will host a press conference regarding their bill to prohibit funds for activities in Afghanistan, and the importance of debating the 16 year war in Afghanistan, the … Continue reading "Congressional News Conference on Ending Funds for Afghan War: Wednesday 5/24"



Ron Paul on the Manchester Tragedy: Understanding The Big Picture

Tue, 23 May 2017 19:05:31 +0000

Yesterday’s tragedy at a Manchester, UK music concert reminds us that the threat of terrorism remains with us. ISIS claimed responsibility and governments will no doubt respond. But will their response make future attacks more or less likely? Also, we must look at the attack in the context of the emerging larger US/UK/allied war on … Continue reading "Ron Paul on the Manchester Tragedy: Understanding The Big Picture"



Matching Funds Are Here: Let’s Do It!

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:22:24 +0000

Dear Friends of Antiwar.com, A group of our generous friends have gotten together and raised $30,000 in matching funds to support Antiwar.com’s Spring fundraising drive – but there’s a catch. We have to match that amount in individual donations, or else – no dice. It’s time to put an end to this fundraiser: we have … Continue reading "Matching Funds Are Here: Let’s Do It!"



Trump In Saudi Arabia – ‘Peace In Our Time?’

Tue, 23 May 2017 04:20:20 +0000

President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia was perhaps one of the most bizarre spectacles of our time. Just months ago he accused the Saudi government of being behind the 9/11 attack on the US, yet over the weekend he stood on Saudi soil and discussed the virtues of religious diversity (something illegal in Saudi Arabia). … Continue reading "Trump In Saudi Arabia – ‘Peace In Our Time?’"



Antiwar.com’s Angela Keaton on the Release of Chelsea Manning

Sun, 21 May 2017 22:50:42 +0000

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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Condemns New US Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia

Sun, 21 May 2017 00:00:05 +0000

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) today condemned the Trump Administration’s new $460 billion arms deal with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – $110 billion immediately and $350 billion over the next 10 years – a country with a devastating record of human rights violations at home and abroad, and a long history of providing support to … Continue reading "Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Condemns New US Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia"



Video: Julian Assange Speaks After Sweden Halts Rape Investigation

Fri, 19 May 2017 19:10:19 +0000

Sweden’s top prosecutor said today that she has “discontinued” an investigation into allegations that Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, raped a woman in Stockholm in 2010, and withdrawn an international warrant for his arrest.