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Former NATO commander exposes Trump's complete lack of foreign policy accomplishments

President Donald Trump will be delivering his second State of the Union address on Tuesday night. But it is unclear what he has to show for his previous year, particularly on matters of foreign policy.

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This conservative writer actually used the history of American genocide to argue for endless war in Syria

Washington Post columnist Max Boot is trying to save face Thursday after an op-ed he wrote on Wednesday advocating for an indefinite military occupation of Syria and Afghanistan sparked a passionate backlash. While his conclusion was, in fact, the establishment's conventional view of the American presence in the Middle East, he invoked a disturbing analogy as he argued we should get used to the endless conflict: the Indian Wars.

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Nancy Pelosi's office accuses Trump of endangering her and the troops with reckless leaks

In addition to leaking her travel plans via military transport to visit troops in Afghanistan on Thursday by announcing publicly he was "postponing" her trip, President Donald Trump also leaked her subsequent commercial travel plans, Speaker Nancy Pelosi says.

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Bring the troops home, but also stop the bombing

As our nation debates the merits of President Trump’s call for withdrawing U.S. troops from Syria and Afghanistan, absent from the debate is the more pernicious aspect of U.S. military involvement overseas: its air wars. Trump’s announcement and General Mattis’ resignation should unleash a national discussion about U.S. involvement in overseas conflicts, but no evaluation can be meaningful without a clear understanding of the violence that U.S. air wars have unleashed on the rest of the world for the past 17 years.

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Trump Says Bush's Middle East Wars Were Bad - But the Civil War Was Understandable

In a new interview with The Hill, President Donald Trump revealed his lack of knowledge of American history and his troubling sympathy with the forces behind the Civil War.

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Trump Is Feeding into the American War Machine Through His Neglect and Childish Whims

War is hell. We've learned that over and over from the hundreds of thousands of deaths, uncountable maimings, torturings and other horrors our soldiers have experienced in the multitude of wars in this century alone.

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An Afghan Woman’s Reflection on Afghanistan Post-9/11

I crawled into the car with my six sisters and parents in the middle of the night. The house across from our home in our town of Taluqan had been hit by a rocket. The Taliban had invaded and taken over our town. The ground was shaking from anti-Taliban coalition tanks. The Taliban were arriving in large numbers in pickup trucks and various vehicles with the fighters on top of each other carrying their guns and blaring their anthem of arrival. They took over the radio stations and banned television, cinema, and any form of arts and music. Urban fighting was filling the streets. If anyone left their house, the house would be taken over by the Taliban.

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Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Would Like to Privatize the Afghan War - And Officials Worry Trump Will Back Him

Erik Prince, brother of President Donald Trump’s secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, and founder of the notorious private security/mercenary firm Academi (formerly Blackwater), has an idea for the war in Afghanistan: he would like to replace U.S. troops with private military contractors who would work for a special U.S. envoy. That envoy would report directly to Trump, who has expressed frustration over U.S. strategy in Afghanistan—and some security officials fear that Trump might actually consider Prince’s proposal.

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This Is the Devastating Human Cost of War for Afghan Children

War has had a terrible impact on children in Afghanistan.

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Remember Afghanistan? Trump’s Strategy is Failing Badly as Taliban Gains Ground

Remember the war in Afghanistan? It never ended, and now President Donald Trump faces harsh questions about what appear to be serious military setbacks in that perennially troubled nation.

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The US Military Is Grinding Away on Its 'Infinity War' - And the Results Are Absolutely Horrifying

Raids by U.S. commandos in Afghanistan. (I could be talking about 2001 or 2018.)

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