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From Agent Orange, to toxic burn pits in places like Iraq&Afghanistan, to toxins servicemembers deployed to K2 in Uzbekistan were exposed to, our gov't must care for our veterans&servicemembers who are suffering&dying as a direct result of toxic exposure during their deployments.

MUST READ: A disturbing and depressing piece on corruption and kleptocracy in Iraq - Afghanistan would not be dissimilar. @nytimes ⁩ @RobertWorthy ⁩

Israeli army says it hit militants placing explosives along Syrian border • Outrage in Iraq over video of officers beating teenager • ISIS attack on Jalalabad prison in AfghanistanNasa astronauts splash down safely in #SpaceX  Dragon capsule

COVID-19 deaths: 153,000 Afghanistan War: 2,445 9/11: 2,977 Iraq War: 4,431 Korean War: 36,574 WWI: 53,402 Vietnam War: 58,220 WWII: 291,557

“Essentially an improvised explosive device” is how Rep. Kelly Armstrong described what Portland BLM protesters use on federal agents. So now they’re not only terrorists, they’re insurgents. I’ve reported from Iraq and Afghanistan. There is nothing comparable to IEDs in Portland

Some armed veterans say their mission as they head to protests is to defend the Constitution and the freedoms they fought for in Iraq and Afghanistan

Indian Air Force has used its emergency funds to buy a missile called Hammer. This is a weapons system that is actually plug & play for Rafale - one that has been used by French in airstrikes in Libya, Afghanistan, Iraq & Syria. Watch the special broadcast with @shreyadhoundial .

Indian Air Force has used its emergency funds to buy a missile called Hammer. This is a weapons system that is actually plug & play for Rafale - one that has been used by French in airstrikes in Libya, Afghanistan, Iraq & Syria. Watch the special broadcast with @shreyadhoundial .

Many of the innovations and lessons learned during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been helpful in the COVID-19 fight, Defense health officials said.

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The Defense Department sent a first-of-its-kind report to Congress showing the limits of condolence payments, or giving money to victims of war. In 2019, the military made 65 condolence payments in Afghanistan, six in Iraq, and none in any other country.

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In Florida, more people have died of Covid-19 than died in combat over the past 19 years in Afghanistan and Iraq combined.

The extradition of Julian Assange to the US for exposing evidence of atrocities in Iraq and Afghanistan should be opposed by the British government.

Soon we will send soldiers to Afghanistan who weren't even born yet on September 11, 2001. We've spent $5 trillion dollars on wars since 9/11. And now some of the same people that got us into Iraq are trying to start a war with Iran. We must end our endless wars.

4 Republican policies led to a $779 billion deficit in 2018: - Bush Tax Cuts: $488 B - Trump Tax Cuts: $164 B - Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: $127 B - Defense increases since 9/11: $156 B Without tax cuts for the wealthy and endless wars we would've had a $156 billion SURPLUS.

The problem with Mattis and even Esper is they think the US military exists to protect foreign allies in places like Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan. That’s its “real job.” Don’t they know the main reason we have a military is to protect the American people? @realDonaldTrump 

Senior retired officer: “His rebuilding the US military is a fiction, but the so-called ‘joke’ is his humiliation of it in Syria, and Iraq, and now in Afghanistan. I don’t think the military and the veterans will forget that.”

"I’ve covered protests involving police," writes @mollyhf  from Minneapolis. "I’ve also covered the U.S. military in war zones, including Iraq and Afghanistan. I have never been fired at by police until tonight."

House Democrats War Power Resolution is totally unworkable in real world.We have troops in Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Qataer, etc. According to the Democrats’ resolution the President should NOT protect them unless Congress approves.Dóes anyone think this will work in real world.

Hey everybody, we are at war in 3 different countries - Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria - and inching toward conflict in 2 more - Venezuela and Iran - AND WE HAVEN'T HAD A SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR FIVE MONTHS.

Harvard report says 4645 people died in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria. For perspective on this: 1833 deaths attributed to Hurricane Katrina 2411 total US combat deaths in Afghanistan 2977 deaths as a result of 9/11 attacks 4424 total US combat deaths in Iraq War

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