For close to 7 years, Yemen has been entangled in a devastating civil war that’s left more than 5 million citizens on the brink of starvation. In 2015, the Saudi’s instituted a blockade, which has only exacerbated the conditions and have prevented much needed resources from reaching the […]
This commentary is surprisingly sensible. Lawrence O’Donnell must be planning on retiring soon. Lawrence O’Donnell says no one knows how to run the American evacuation from Afghanistan without the same chaos and dishonor we experienced in Vietnam.
–Marjorie Taylor Greene goes on Steve Bannon’s show and says she’s working on articles of impeachment against Joe Biden for the botched withdrawal from Afghanistan
A reader writes: “Keith, have you noticed how American sentiments around the war in Afghanistan seem to cut across all political affiliations? It reminds me of how Brexit cut across party lines in the UK. Against the war are the majority of the public (at least, that’s my […]
Congress has a 25% approval rating. Who cares what they have to say? Most of them supported this war and have been wrong about almost everything.
This is why American needs to stay out of Venezuela, Cuba, Syria, Somalia and all other countries.
Team Rising discusses CNN’s Clarissa Ward coverage of the Taliban on the ground in Afghanistan and the backlash she’s faced.
Lucas Kunce, national security expert and Missouri Senate candidate, explains why Afghanistan’s fall to the Taliban was inevitable.
Alyssa Farah breaks down the eight biggest mistruths of President Biden’s defense of his Afghanistan withdrawal strategy.
Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah and Kim Iversen react to President Biden’s speech on the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds 46 percent of voters approve of Vice President Kamala Harris in the White House while 42 percent disapprove, and 12 percent said neither. Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farrah, and Kim Iversen discuss. This survey was conducted online within the […]
“I know my decision will be criticized. But I would rather take all that criticism than pass this decision on to another president of the United States, yet another one, a fifth one.” Joseph Biden. That’s about the most presidential thing I’ve heard in a good long time.
Krystal and Saagar talk with the author of the Afghanistan papers about the lies that were told in the years leading up to the fall of Kabul
Saagar looks back at the fall of Saigon to counter the media and show what the real lesson is from the Vietnam war is now that Afghanistan has fallen
Krystal and Saagar respond to the shameless flip flopping in MAGA world after Biden followed through on Trump’s promise to end the war in Afghanistan
Krystal and Saagar look at Joe Biden’s withdrawal speech and dismantle the media’s lies about the war in Afghanistan.
Leave it to Bill Lind, the world’s leading expert on fourth-generation warfare, to succinctly describe what happened in Afghanistan. The only thing I disagree with Bill on is that the decision to leave Afghanistan wasn’t Biden’s or Trump’s alone. It was based on the prevailing consensus among ruling […]
More of the usual dumbshittery from FOX (Neocon Central). If the neocons and the overlords of the military-industrial complex had their way, the US would be in Afghanistan forever, just like the US has never left Germany or South Korea. Fox New senior strategic analyst Gen. Jack Keane […]
From Australian television. Sky News host Catherine McGregor says in Afghanistan the state has “collapsed precipitously” and “sadly” that is outside the scope of a middle power like Australia to extract those allied personnel who are now at “some risk” from the Taliban. “Shooting your way into KIA […]
I consider the anti-Vietnam War movement to be one of the most important if not the most important of any movements in US history. If there had been no American Revolution, today the US would be more or less like other similar countries that eventually got their independence […]
Former Navy Seal Erik Prince discusses the US evacuation of Kabul embassy on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.’
US involvement in Afghanistan actually began with Jimmy Carter, not George W. Bush. Under the tutelage and influence of Zbigniew Brzezinski, the US began arming the mujahideen who flocked to Afghanistan to fight the Soviets, and who then conquered the country falling the Soviet withdrawal and the subsequent […]
A haunting photo of 640 Afghan refugees who ran onto a US military plane, desperate to escape. The plane’s capacity is only 150. The military kept the refugees on the plane & took them to Qatar. The capacity of this jet is beyond what is safe, the pilot […]
The US puppet government had a US-trained army that outnumbered the Taliban 4 to 1, and simply walked off the job as soon as the US retreated. Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah and Kim Iversen discuss the situation in Afghanistan as U.S. troops withdraw and the Taliban takes over.
Excellent. These are the kinds of protests we need more of. Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah and Kim Iversen react to the protests outside Raytheon, a defense contractor that makes weapons, in Rhode Island.
Saagar returns to inform viewers about who exactly is to blame for the collapse in Afghanistan after 20 years and trillions of dollars spent.
Krystal and Saagar criticize the warmongers in the media for how they reacted to the collapse of Afghanistan after 20 years of lies.
Krystal and Saagar break down the truths and lies behind the collapse of Afghanistan to the Taliban and how it ended this way.
By Marwan Bishara Senior political analyst at Al Jazeera. The Taliban victory is a major humiliation for the US, but perhaps that’s the silver lining of the Afghan tragedy. Last week’s turn of events in Afghanistan has been utterly shocking but hardly surprising. The Taliban’s blistering takeover of […]
By Jack Phillips Epoch Times Afghanistan’s president, Ashraf Ghani, on Sunday fled the country as the Taliban terrorist group surrounded the capital, Kabul, according to a senior official, while the Taliban entered the Afghan presidential palace. Photos circulating online show members of the Taliban, holding AK-47-style rifles, inside […]
By Matt Taibbi As the Taliban waltzes into Kabul, the look of surprise on the faces of top officials should frighten us most of all. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, when asked months ago about the possibility that there might be a “significant deterioration” of the security picture […]
By Peter Zeihan on August 15, 2021 On New Years Eve, just minutes before the dawn of 1992, the Soviet flag was lowered from the Kremlin for the last time. Arguably the Cold War had been over for a few years already. Glasnost and perestroika had defanged the thorny […]
Alyssa Farah reflects back on the magnitude of the War in Afghanistan as President Biden works to withdraw all U.S. troops.
At a press event on Thursday the spokesperson for the Pentagon announced that the US was sending 3,000 U.S. troops into Afghanistan.
Krystal and guest host Kyle Kulinski debate the military’s decision to mandate vaccines for American soldiers.
Rachel Bovard and Kim Iversen weigh in on legislation that would eliminate the AUMF.
Kim Iversen discusses Democrats push to include women in a potential wartime draft.
Krystal and Saagar look into the increases in the Pentagon budget provided by both the GOP & the Democrats.
By João Carvalho The French philosopher, sociologist and political scientist Raymond Aron dedicated the following words to Clausewitz in his work on the great military theorist of the nineteenth century: It seems that we owe the great books on action to men of action that fate deprived of […]
Team Rising discusses Gen. Mark Milley’s response to claims he feared Donald Trump would attempt a coup following the 2020 presidential election.
I don’t really agree with Beau here on whether the Trump came close to carrying out a coup on January 6. The incident at the Capitol was a riot carried out by a group of inept yahoos, not a serious attempt to seize the reins of governmental power […]
He’s the type of person that makes this whole planet not safe to live on.
Assuming all of this is true, the obvious lesson is that the real power behind the state is the military and intelligence services, and their allies in the business and financial sectors, and not the elected government per se, which holds more of a managerial position. Trump wanted […]
New reporting suggests Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley believed former President Trump might stage a coup to try to stay in power. Admiral Mark Mullen, the former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discusses his fears of the politicization of the military.
“Fears and suspicions” about how far former President Trump would have gone to remain in power are still very much alive, says former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. New revelations that Pentagon leaders were concerned Trump might try to use the armed forces to support his efforts to […]
As citizen Donald Trump’s namesake company faces a criminal probe in New York, several new books expose the “horrifying” final days of his administration. One details how Trump displayed no regard for Mike Pence as MAGA rioters targeted the former Vice President during the January 6 insurrection. Other […]
By Reis Thebault Washington Post In the waning weeks of Donald Trump’s term, the country’s top military leader repeatedly worried about what the president might do to maintain power after losing reelection, comparing his rhetoric to Adolf Hitler’s during the rise of Nazi Germany and asking confidants whether […]
Richard Hanania, research fellow at Defense Priorities, breaks down the MSM’s coverage of Afghanistan.
What happened in Libya, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, and Afghanistan? I have witnessed more humanitarian interventions in my life then one can count. Blood baths , mass migration of refugees, instability and a power vacuum which harbors terrorism.
By Eric Schnurer The Atlantic The private sector has long been absorbing duties that belong to the government—and that pattern is intensifying. The recent decision by South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem to accept private funding from Willis Johnson, a major Republican donor, to send her state’s National Guard […]