Nick Turse’s new book uses personal portraits to reveal an often ignored commonality of U.S. wars.
After the fact, torture can only be dealt with by staring directly into the nightmare that changed us.
Even a conservative estimate of the true costs of garrisoning the globe comes to an annual total of about $170 billion–or maybe even more.
David Petraeus was always smoke and mirrors, always the farce, even if the denizens of Washington didn’t know it.
Between Romney and Obama, there’s one issue that really matters: Iran.
Romney’s handling of the Benghazi episode capitalizes on a foundational myth of U.S. politics: that the world is America’s to lose.
Five foreign policy questions the candidates won’t have to answer but should.
Barack Obama is a smart guy. So why has he spent the last four years executing such a dumb foreign policy?
Dr. Chomsky analyzes how the Magna Carta has become largely irrelevant in the world as the document nears its one thousandth birthday.
Professor Vine addresses the status of American military bases, or “lily pads,” which exist in every continent and the economic and political implications of continued global military dominance.
This article addresses the price that the U.S. has paid for not truly engaging Iran diplomatically and relying upon a hawkish approach to its nuclear program.
Tom Engelhardt reports on the institutionalization of targeting suspected “terrorists” through drone warfare and how this act has evolved under Obama’s presidency.
Callenbach’s writing reflects upon the direction that America has moved, since he wrote Ecotopia several decades ago, and offers a pessimistic outlook for the capacity of humanity to survive in a self-sustaining and harmonious manner, however, he offers final suggestions about how Americans can embrace our decline, and live with such evolution.
Obama opponents have carefully shifted the debate from Obama being Muslim to Obama acting Muslim.
Poverty is not, after all, a cultural aberration or a character flaw. Poverty is a shortage of money.