Collateral Damage

Biden’s Botched Withdrawal From Afghanistan Is Consistent With Two Decades of America’s Missteps There

The criticisms against Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan are coming from all corners. But most are missing the point. By Sonali Kolhatkar President Joe Biden is under a tremendous amount of pressure from his own Democratic Party and the liberal media…

From George Floyd to a Cultural Reconciliation Process

Daunte Wright’s death Sunday night, April 11, in Brooklyn Center, 10 miles south of Minneapolis, came as the city already was on edge, in the middle of the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George…

Geneva launches new government round on autonomous weapons: The danger of machines learning to kill by themselves

by Javier Tolcachier It stands for LAWS. These are the lethal autonomous weapon systems, also called killer robots. Far from being futuristic hallucinations of science fiction writers, they constitute one of the nuclei of the current arms race. The US…

Nato’s bombs fall like confetti, not containing conflict but spreading it

Syria, Isis, Iraq … there are no easy solutions. But killing innocent civilians in Afghanistan and elsewhere draws more people into insurgencies By George Monbiot for The Guardian ‘The strike may have resulted in collateral damage to a nearby medical…