Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: War on Terror

Canadian law enforcement agencies continue to target Muslims

Basema Al-Alami writes on the startling history of entrapment and over-policing against Canadian Muslims at the hands of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and a recent academic study that has shed a light on these practices across the country.

New report estimates post-9/11 ‘War on Terror’ killed 4.5 million in around half a dozen countries

The post-9/11 War on Terror may have caused at least 4.5 million deaths in around half a dozen countries, according to a report published Monday by the preeminent academic institution

Close the Prison at Guantánamo Now: Ilhan Omar

Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar wrote in a new op-ed that Tuesday—the 20th anniversary of the opening of the U.S. offshore prison at the Guantánamo Bay...

America’s 20 year “war on terror” directly killed 900,000: Report

Nearly 20 years after the United States’ invasion of Afghanistan, the cost of its global "war on terror" stands at $8 trillion and 900,000 deaths, according to a new report from the Costs of War project at Brown University.

No, ‘the longest war’ in US history is not over

Speaking from the White House on August 31, President Joe Biden lied to the people of the U.S. and to the world: "Last night in Kabul, the United States ended 20 years of war in Afghanistan—the longest war in American history." The U.S. war on Afghanistan did not end—it has only adapted to technological advances and morphed into a war that will be more politically sustainable, one more intractable and more easily exportable.

Close Guantánamo jail —Now

Farrah Hassen I was a college student on 9/11. The ensuing "War on Terror," anchored by the bombing and U.S. occupation of Afghanistan, has been with...