Kathy Kelly: U.S. think tanks cleverly promote cartoonized versions of foreign policy wherein the mighty giant strikes a fist and eliminates the “bad guy” whom we are told has caused our problems. Building Trust in Afghanistan
Kathy Kelly: Afghanistan has become a “proving ground” where different “protective” systems have been tested, including successive generations of Predator and Reaper drones and the aerostat “blimps.”
John Marciano: Having suffered enough, why should the people of this community be expected to find the financial resources to pay for expenses incurred during the recent massacre?
Kathy Kelly: Hoping to escape the attack, the six men made a break for the hospital entrance. As Khalid ran, the U.S. helicopter AC-130 gunship was strafing fleeing survivors.
Murray Polner: Putin has challenged the US, which since the end of WWII, has believed—with virtually no dissent at home—that the Middle East is its exclusive playing field.
Kathy Kelly: “Patients were burning in their beds,” said one nurse, an eyewitness to the ICU attack.”There are no words for how terrible it was.”