“True security…should be focused on providing a collective standard of living that ensures all Americans can afford nutritious food, a decent place to live, adequate clothing, a life-enriching education, & health care.
Sadly, Russia has now followed America’s playbook, attacking Ukraine, a sovereign nation that offers no imminent threat to it, to expand its power.
Putin’s actions…are being seized upon by the military-industrial-congressional complex as proof positive that Pentagon budgets, already in the stratosphere, must soar higher yet.
Debates, about whether the U.S. could have won, who bears responsibility for the loss and whether soldiers’ sacrifice was worth it, are coming.
The Taliban has retaken Afghanistan with lightning speed, forcing Americans to grapple with our 20-year-long tragedy in the war-torn Central Asian nation…
The risk of something going down like a mid-air collision, or a trigger-happy Russian or American, can really escalate things quickly.
Washington insiders always talk of ‘all options’ being on a metaphorical table…including war, for the president to choose from. They lie. Because the one option that’s never on that imaginary table is peace.
America doesn’t lack toughness — it lacks smarts. Selling more weapons to Ukraine or Taiwan isn’t the answer. Nor are constant threats.