Graduates of the class of 2010, I’m honored to have been asked to address you today, but I would not want to be you.
A New Oil Rush Endangers the Gulf of Mexico and the Planet.
Isn’t it time to call what Congress will soon vote on by its right name: war escalation funding?
On his first day in office, President Barack Obama promised that he would close the Bush-era prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, “as soon as practicable” and “no later than one year from the date of this order.”
Matt Ryan, the mayor of Binghamton, New York, is sick and tired of watching people in local communities “squabble over crumbs,” as he puts it, while so much local money pours into the Pentagon’s coffers and into America’s wars.
Is the world’s future resource map tilting east?
It’s true that I’ve never strolled down a street in Baghdad or Ramadi or Basra, armed or not, and that’s a deficit, if you want to write about the American experience in Iraq.
We’ve now been at war with, or in, Iraq for almost 20 years, and intermittently at war in Afghanistan for 30 years.
Will Earth’s Last Stand Sweep the 2013 Oscars?
After nearly a decade of war, close to 700 U.S., allied, and Afghan military bases dot Afghanistan.
The wonder weapon of our present moment is the missile-armed unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, now doing our dirty work, an endless series of targeted assassinations, in the Afghan-Pakistani borderlands.
A short review of Iran’s 31-year-old revolution is in order.