9/11

9/11: Channels of Peace: Lost Sons

There are more judgments from experts and pundits than there are cable channels with the rolling witness of deception and destruction in Ukraine. On a recent broadcast, an expert in geopolitics referred to military troops under authoritarian mindset as, “used,…

9/11 Too late to honor those killed?

Everyone alive then has a story of this moment. On that clear September morning walking along 4th Street to where I worked, St. Vincents, in minutes to become the nearest operating Hospital, I heard the first jetliner filled with loved…

On 9/11, It’s Time for a Reckoning and Reflection of Decades of Failed U.S. National Security Policy

A reckoning with America’s failed national security policy is long overdue. By Katrina vanden Heuvel Our calamitous misadventures in the Middle East and the global financial collapse of 2008 dramatically exposed the bankruptcy and failures of the bipartisan establishment consensus.…

Revenge for 9/11 Didn’t Work and Never Will

This year’s 9/11 commemoration opens the door for a new analysis of what went wrong with the US strategy in Afghanistan. At the beginning of August, President Biden ordered a pull out of US troops and negotiated with the Taliban…

The Roots of Violence – episode 2 – Iran 1952 to 2001

Welcome to the second in our series of interviews in which we look at the Middle East region and try to understand better what is going on there. The view from the West is that it is a very violent…