May

Bring troops home from Afghanistan

The U.S. Senate is poised to vote before Memorial Day on funds to continue the Iraq and Afghanistan wars through Sept. 30. The House of Representatives has already approved a supplemental appropriation, but we can still urge our senators to focus spending on ending both wars as soon as possible.

Red Cross says US bombs hit civilians in Afghanistan

Women and children were among the victims of a US air raid in Afghanistan, the Red Cross have confirmed. The International Committee of the Red Cross reported on Wednesday that its officials had seen women and children among dozens of bodies in two bombed villages.