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U.S. abuse of drones in “war on terror” exposes hegemonic excess

Beijing, China | Xinhua | A U.S. drone strike in late August in the Afghan capital of Kabul supposedly targeting terrorists turned out to have 10 innocent civilians killed instead, including seven children. Amid a cascade of searing media reports, Commander of U.S. Central Command Kenneth McKenzie on Friday admitted the …

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U.S. use of drones under scrutiny after deadly strike in Afghanistan

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The use of drones by the U.S. military against targets in other countries has come under scrutiny again following a deadly strike that it carried out recently in Kabul, Afghanistan, which was alleged to have wrongly killed multiple civilians there, including young children. U.S. Secretary of …

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Tracing origins of America’s war addiction

America’s addiction to the use of armed forces lies in its yearn to maintain hegemony Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Since its declaration of independence in 1776, the United States has been involved in warfare through most of its history. And Washington has been proactively engaged in military interventions or even …

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China urges investigation of massacre of Afghans by U.S.

Beijing, China | Xinhua | Although the U.S. military has withdrawn from Afghanistan, the massacre of civilians by the U.S. military and its allies in Afghanistan in the past 20 years must be investigated thoroughly, and the murderers brought to justice, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday. Spokesperson Wang …

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Fallout of botched Afghan exit overwhelms White House

  Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The White House is finding itself in a new crisis after a botched withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan, overwhelmed by withering criticism from home and abroad. A viral video clip shows a crowd of Afghans running alongside a U.S. military transport aircraft, with some …

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U.S. to evacuate Afghans who supported U.S. military in late July

About 18,000 Afghans who worked for the US are awaiting visas. Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The United States will launch “Operation Allies Refuge” in late July to evacuate Afghans who helped the U.S. military during the two-decade war, the White House said on Wednesday. “Flights out of Afghanistan for SIV …

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