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Not Worth It: First Day of Libya Strikes Cost More Than $100 Million

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The American people want to end the wars that we were already fighting before this weekend, not start new ones. We couldn't afford the other two wars we were already fighting before the cruise missiles started flying over Libya.

Petraeus "Understands the Frustration" With Spending "Enormous Amounts of Money," But He'll Keep Spending It If You Let Him

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

News flash: if you can't turn the war effort around with 30,000 more troops at a cost of $1 million per troop, per year, maybe the military solutions aren't solutions after all.

Afghanistan War Not Worth the Burning of Children and Treasure

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

With our money fueling the insurgency and our killing of civilians driving more people to join the Taliban's side every week, it's little wonder that the insurgency continues to grow in size and sophistication.

Fire Lt. General Caldwell

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

The latest general to find himself excoriated in the pages of Rolling Stone, Lt. Gen. William Caldwell, should resign immediately for using psychological operations, commonly known as "psy-ops" against U.S. lawmakers visiting Afghanistan.