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Welcoming Home Returning Veterans

On Saturday, July 23, more than 1,600 Veterans and their families and countless community members came out to welcome returning Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan home at the largest Welcome Home event yet.

PAUL BALLES : Psychological warfare

The ability to contact millions through films, TV, newspapers, magazines and the internet is reason to pause to examine the dangers of a...

Vets for Common Sense: Shocking New Mental Health Stats Obtained Under...

- Costs of wars are huge and tragic. Will GOP and Tea Party refuse our veterans and families? - By Jamie Reno San Diego, CA (Home Post)...

How Monsanto conquered Afghanistan and Vietnam with our tax money and...

- Monsanto’s war-zone harvest - By Hannah Gurman in the Asia Times In last month’s blitzkrieg tour of Central and Southeast Asia, two of the four stops...

Stryker soldiers allegedly plotted to kill Afghan civilians

By Hal Bernton at the Seattle Times Last December, Army Staff Sgt. Calvin Gibbs began joking with other soldiers about how easy it would be to...

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 1,145

By the Associated Press As of Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, at least 1,145 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result...

Petraeus’s New Offensive: Prepares the Way for Obama to Retract the...

But for the White House, something was more important than the upcoming assault on Kandahar. And that's to give Obama room to retreat from his pledge last December. And even that pledge was hedged like a French garden: "We will execute this transition responsibly, taking into account conditions on the ground," he said at the time.

Veterans Heads Up Alert September Hearings

Schedule of Hearings for House Veterans Affairs for September Heads up ALL. It is critically important that veterans stay alert on hearing topics and get...

We ‘lost’ the Afghanistan War: See reality and start talking

A poll by the International Council on Security and Development reaffirms that the NATO alliance is failing to win over Afghan civilians, a cornerstone of success in the current strategy employed in Afghanistan. The poll found that in the two provinces currently at the center of the war — Helmand and Kandahar — 75 percent of Afghans believe foreigners disrespect their religion and traditions; 74 percent think working for foreign forces is wrong; 68 percent believe NATO will not protect them; and 65 percent think Taliban leader Mullah Muhammad Omar should be part of the government.

Ex-Pakistan spy chief: Afghanistan war neocon-created ‘lost cause’; Negotiate with Mullah...

The attacks of September 11 were a pretext to a war already under consideration, Gul said. "I think some of the neocons, who were very close to President [George W.] Bush, they wanted that he could embark on a universal adventure of Pax Americana, and they thought that the world was lying prostrate in front of them," he said. The 2001 terrorist attacks helped win the public support for the neocon plans, he said.

Afghan War Barely Surfaces in Midterm Elections

- Americans have been assured by Presidents Bush and Obama that this war is critical to our security, but never as a country asked...

Health Fair and Reunion For Gulf War Veterans

The National Gulf War Resource Center is holding a Health Fair and Reunion for  Gulf War Veterans and for OIF/OEF veterans in Dallas, Texas...

The WMDs of War and Occupations

- WMDs and the War on Terror: Lies that won't die - By Jim Staro Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) has become the new mainstream term...

Vietnam War Veterans Dissed Again on ‘Longest War’ Line RE Afghanistan

George Will writes of Afghanistan that "America's longest war is entering a surreal stage." Have we forgotten the Vietnam War already? That 20-year police action? Joe...