The 9/11 attacks were a surprise. The response wasn’t.
The stories politicians tell about their successes matter — including the ones they omit.
Many suggest two options for U.S. handling of ISIS — go to war or do nothing — the same choice offered by George W. Bush in regards to the Iraq War.
“I would assert that the only public event that is appropriate for George W. Bush — and others of his administration — to attend would be in The Hague, standing trial for war crimes,” she says.
The Obama administration’s war plans in Iraq and Syria are illegal, ill-conceived, and destined to fail. Here’s what the U.S.—and you—can do instead.
Obama is more than willing to stand up against the Islamic State. Too bad he wasn’t willing to stand up to his hawkish critics.
Emphasis, as always, added.
New poll shows support for Afghanistan war lower than ever, and for good reason.
10 Years after 9/11, Phyllis Bennis says, “September 11th Didn’t Change the World. September 12th Did.”
“The horrific attacks killed 3,000 people, left hundreds of thousands mourning. But that enormous crime did not – could not – threaten U.S. survival, and it did not destroy U.S. democracy,” said Phyllis Bennis.
Whither citizen journalism on TV news?
Obama needs to put his heart on his sleeve to regain the approval of voters.
A University of Chicago Law School professor complains that he is struggling to get by with a $400,000 annual family income. IPS Fellow, Sanho Tree, has a two line response for him.
And how you can add your support for their expiration.
With all his talk of war and terrorism, the president seems to be edging closer to the stances of the previous administration.
George W. Bush entered the White House in 2001 with the least foreign policy experience and the most modest foreign policy program of any modern U.S. president.