Shadow Wars

The Bush administration is gone, but covert operations are still going on.

Obama’s First 100 Days: Foreign Policy

He’s better than his predecessor, but whether he’s adding to an already gargantuan Pentagon budget or sending more troops to Afghanistan, Obama has maintained some disturbing continuities with Bush-era policies.

Klaatu Barada Nikto

World leaders no longer have to wait for aliens to show up with apocalyptic threats and mysterious weapons. We are perfectly capable of destroying the planet ourselves without outside help.

Poor, Deluded Europeans

Wouldn’t it be nice if the U.S. government took a cue from the Europeans or even from our own history to come up with a more visionary stimulus package?

Defense Dollars

It’s time for the United States to stop running a post-Cold War empire.

Not terrorism–China drives up U.S. military spending

It’s essential that lawmakers and members of the public question the Pentagon’s justifications — and reject proposals that would have the effect of triggering a new Cold War, one with the People’s Republic of China.