‘Chess piece against China’: US & Japan launch major military exercise to prove ‘growing strength’ of their alliance (PHOTOS)

Tokyo and Washington have kicked off a combined naval, land and air drill aiming to show their readiness to “fight and win” despite Covid-19. Beijing has been warning that such activities lead to more tensions. … Read More >‘Chess piece against China’: US & Japan launch major military exercise to prove ‘growing strength’ of their alliance (PHOTOS)

Only a Reckoning With the Disastrous Legacy of the So-called ‘War on Terror’ Can Heal the United States

In a 1996 essay in Foreign Affairs, the conservative authors William Kristol and Robert Kagan proposed a U.S. foreign policy of “benevolent global hegemony.” Scoffing at former President John Quincy Adams’s maxim that America “goes not abroad, in search of monsters to destroy,” they asked, “But why not? … Read More >Only a Reckoning With the Disastrous Legacy of the So-called ‘War on Terror’ Can Heal the United States

Nigerian youths spark #EndSARS movement & Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation sounds alarms

Many US troops are now watching their children deploy to the same war in Afghanistan 19 years later. Nigerian youths have sparked an international movement against police violence. And legal experts say Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation raises concerns for a number of reasons. … Read More >Nigerian youths spark #EndSARS movement & Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation sounds alarms

Taliban accuses Washington of breaching peace deal after US military conducts ‘defensive’ airstrikes on militants

The Taliban has accused the US of violating the landmark Doha agreement which envisions the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan. The Pentagon, however, claimed the strikes came in response to a new Taliban offensive. … Read More >Taliban accuses Washington of breaching peace deal after US military conducts ‘defensive’ airstrikes on militants

US and Taliban agree to ‘re-set’ peace agreement in Afghanistan to save lives – American envoy

The US special envoy for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, said that Washington and the Afghan militants have decided to breathe new life into the crumbling peace deal and promised to “reduce” military operations on the ground. … Read More >US and Taliban agree to ‘re-set’ peace agreement in Afghanistan to save lives – American envoy

China accuses US of undermining stability after US Navy destroyer sails through Taiwan Strait

Beijing has slammed the United States for seriously undermining stability in the Taiwan Strait after a US Navy destroyer sailed through the waters. Washington claims the USS Barry had been conducting a “routine transit.” … Read More >China accuses US of undermining stability after US Navy destroyer sails through Taiwan Strait