Tag: War

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Iraq war: Abuse claims against soldiers close with no prosecutions

Iraq war: Abuse claims against soldiers close with no prosecutions

While some allegations against British troops are credible, others are not, defence secretary says. www.bbc.co.uk [...]
Powell Said That Backing Iraq War Was a ‘Blot’ on His Record

Powell Said That Backing Iraq War Was a ‘Blot’ on His Record

As secretary of state, Colin L. Powell was a reluctant warrior in President George W. Bush’s push to invade Iraq after the Sept. 11 terrorist attac [...]
Washington Hears Echoes of the ’50s and Worries: Is This a Cold War With China?

Washington Hears Echoes of the ’50s and Worries: Is This a Cold War With China?

The White House is loath to put a label on this multilayered approach, which may explain why Mr. Biden has yet to give a speech laying it out in an [...]
‘Really embarrassing’: GOP erupts into swing state civil war

‘Really embarrassing’: GOP erupts into swing state civil war

In recent days, Republicans tied to a pre-existing leadership group in Las Vegas’ Clark County filed a lawsuit seeking to bar the state party from [...]
Lawmakers to Question Milley and Austin on End of War in Afghanistan

Lawmakers to Question Milley and Austin on End of War in Afghanistan

Nearly a month after the last American troops departed Afghanistan in a hasty evacuation, the Pentagon’s top brass on Tuesday morning will face sha [...]
The Secret War Over Pentagon Aid in Fighting Wildfires

The Secret War Over Pentagon Aid in Fighting Wildfires

In July, as wildfires tore through the American West, President Biden met with the region’s governors to find better ways to battle the flames. Gov [...]
Yemen national uses crypto donations to fight starvation amid civil war

Yemen national uses crypto donations to fight starvation amid civil war

A Redditor living in Yemen’s capital city of Sana'a claims to be using cryptocurrencies to buy food packages for families unable to access supplies [...]
Biden Declared the War Over. But Wars Go On.

Biden Declared the War Over. But Wars Go On.

WASHINGTON — President Biden declared to the United Nations on Tuesday that “for the first time in 20 years, the United States is not at war. We’ve [...]
‘We are at war’ with crypto, says Turkish President Erdoğan

‘We are at war’ with crypto, says Turkish President Erdoğan

Turkey is eager to become a blockchain hub as a country with one leg in Europe and another in Asia. However, the same passion doesn’t apply to cryp [...]
Bitcoin ledger as a secret weapon in war against ransomware – Cointelegraph Magazine

Bitcoin ledger as a secret weapon in war against ransomware – Cointelegraph Magazine

Ransomware, malicious software that encrypts computers and keeps them “locked” until a ransom is paid, is the world’s fastest-growing cyber threat, [...]
Barbara Lee’s Long Quest to Curb Presidential War Powers Faces a New Test

Barbara Lee’s Long Quest to Curb Presidential War Powers Faces a New Test

WASHINGTON — Just days after the Sept. 11 attacks, Representative Barbara Lee took a lonely stand as the sole lawmaker in Congress to vote against [...]
Why the next fast-food chicken sandwich war may be a fake one

Why the next fast-food chicken sandwich war may be a fake one

Vegan chicken quick-serve restaurants like San Antonio, Texas-based Project Pollo are aiming directly at Chick-fil-A and its fried chicken sandwich [...]
The costs of the war on terror after 9/11: $6 trillion and 900,000 deaths

The costs of the war on terror after 9/11: $6 trillion and 900,000 deaths

On the evening of September 11, 2001, hours after two hijacked airliners had destroyed the World Trade Center towers and a third had hit the Pen [...]
9/11, the war on terror, and the death of liberal interventionism in Afghanistan and Iraq

9/11, the war on terror, and the death of liberal interventionism in Afghanistan and Iraq

By removing all troops from Afghanistan shortly before the 9/11 attacks’ 20th anniversary, President Joe Biden sent a none-too-subtle message: H [...]
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