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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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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks to the media in the press briefing room, at the Department of State, in Washington D.C., on January 7, 2020. [State Department photo by Ron Przysucha/ Public Domain] Image: U.S. Department of State/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | We should be skeptical when Trump, or any leader, invokes secret "intelligence" to justify their violent actions.
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Canadian soldiers look out over Afghan landscape. Image: Robert Hyatt/U.S. Army/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | What were Canadians fighting for in Afghanistan? Perhaps our former defence minister can emerge from obscurity to cast some illumination on this question.
Podcast
Image: Copyright Aisha Jamal and Kitab Productions Inc. Used with permission.
Face2Face | Aisha Jamal and Face2Face host David Peck talk about her new film "A Kandahar Away," family dynamics and pride, honesty and openness and why family relationships need a whole lot of patience.
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Screen grab: Elin Ersson
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The Swedish government officials accompanying a refugee to Afghanistan tried to force Elin Ersson away from them. Turkish Airlines flight attendants tried to take her phone. But she persisted.
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Elizabeth Mirzaei talked about her film 'Laila at the Bridge'
David Peck | Elizabeth Mirzaei talks to David Peck talk about her new film, freedom and oppression, bravery, corruption and persistence, corruption, systemic misogyny and the love of a mother.
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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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Jack Layton (Photo: David Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | As the Forever War continues, U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has admitted the United States is "not winning" the war against the Taliban.
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Face2Face | Nathan Fitch and David Peck talk about war, colonialism, family, community, second-class citizens and much more in Fitch's new film 'Island Soldier'.
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Yves Engler | Foreign policy is a truth-free, fact-free zone. What do most Canadians know about our government’s actions in Afghanistan or Haiti?
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A woman sits outside a hospital after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | With a death toll over four times as high as Manchester, with hundreds injured, Kabul gets mentioned only in brief reports, the dead and injured listed as numbers rather than names.
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Yves Engler | Canada's aid agency has doled out tens of millions of dollars on media initiatives they expect will portray their operations sympathetically.