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U.S. soldiers in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 4, 2011. Image credit: The U.S. Army/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | Today the ecological threat and widespread citizen action to protect the environment make outrageous levels of American military spending more difficult to sustain.
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U.S. soldiers in a firefight with Taliban forces in Kunar province, Afghanistan, March 31, 2011. Image credit: Cameron Boyd/ The U.S. Army/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Ending the war in Afghanistan should be a beginning, accompanied immediately by reparations to the Afghan people.
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Mohammedou Ould Slahi. Image credit: International Committee of the Red Cross/Wikimedia Commons
Monia Mazigh | The infamous Guantanamo Bay prison was designed to be a no-man's land where torture can be carried out with total impunity and where the stigma applied to detainees will haunt them forever.
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Monia Mazigh | COVID-19 reminds us that Canada's involvement in the war on terror was a bad decision, and that the billions spent on war and security should have been invested in health care and other services.
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Khalid Awan upon returning home from being wrongfully jailed for 17 years in the U.S. Image courtesy of Matthew Behrens.
Matthew Behrens | Canadian Khalid Awan paid one of the heaviest imaginable prices for the system of racial profiling, mass arrests and indefinite detentions that targeted racialized communities after 9/11.
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Protesters dressed as Guantánamo prisoners march through Washington, D.C. Photo: Justin Norman/Flickr
Monia Mazigh, Azeezah Kanji | Instead of being punished, many of the officials responsible for America's torture program have been advanced to positions of even greater power.
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Monia Mazigh | We're told citizens accused of wrongdoing in democracies are entitled to due process. But it seems ethnicity, religion and social status determine whether the same legal principles are applied to all.
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Royal Marines of X-Ray Company, 45 Commando during a ground domination patrol in Afghanistan in 2009. Photo: LA(PHOT) NICK TRYON/Defence Images
Murray Dobbin | Our new Middle East policy? It's simple. We have no business being there, we have no lofty goals capable of being achieved, we have no genuine national interest.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Donald Trump long advocated for a U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. On Monday, he commitment thousands more troops and tens of billions more taxpayer dollars to the war.
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Jeremy Corbyn giving a speech
Rick Salutin | Corbyn boldly, even recklessly, doubled down, blaming the bombing partly on the aggressive, militaristic foreign policy of previous leaders, including Labour's own Tony Blair. Why did it work?
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Kathleen Copps | If the Liberal government is serious about combating Islamophobia, they should award long-denied justice to those in Canada's Muslim communities whose freedoms were sacrificed for the "war on terror."
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | A devastating report on the U.K.'s eager participation in the invasion of Iraq was released this week, as corpses are still being pulled from the rubble of Baghdad's suicide truck bombing.