While the official narrative of the Obama administration is sceptical of arming militant groups in Syria, divisions within the administration leave the door open for any number of policies toward the country.
In one region of the world – in this century at least – the sun never rose on US-choreographed torture.
Dumb and Dumber: A Secret CIA Drone Base, a Blowback World, and Why Washington Has No Learning Curve
The Washington Post, along with other news outlets, had by “an informal arrangement” agreed two years ago to suppress news of a secret Saudi drone base – at the request of the Obama administration.
The U.S. ‘pivot’ to the South and East China Seas has energised the American industrial-military complex, dimming the prospects for a peaceful resolution of the ongoing disputes in the region.
The advance of the homeland security state along the U.S.-Canada border, funded and supported by Congress, seems both uncontroversial – and unstoppable.
Hagel’s hearing demonstrated quite dramatically how Israel dominates the foreign-policy agenda on Capitol Hill.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s optimism about restarting the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians has been met with scepticism from many seasoned Middle East experts.
The Hagel Hearings: The Last Best Chance for the Truth About a Lost War and America’s War-Making Future
Chuck Hagel may well be, as Mr. Obama contends, “the leader that our troops deserve.” But don’t the American people deserve a little honesty from that leader about the war that shaped him?
Will Hegel follow in Panetta’s ideological footsteps when it comes to the Air-Sea, Cold War style battle in the Pacific?
Current U.S. gun control legislation neglects the opportunity to reduce the flow of arms over the Mexican border.
No one seems to see the slightest contradiction in an administration that calls for legal limits on advanced weaponry in the U.S., yet is working assiduously to remove barriers to the sale of advanced weaponry overseas.
Ignatio Ramonet makes predictions of the major upcoming elections, risks, and dangers of 2013 in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.
Nick Turse’s new book uses personal portraits to reveal an often ignored commonality of U.S. wars.
The powerful Israel lobby faces a dilemma over President Obama’s likely appointment of former Sen. Chuck Hagel to head the Pentagon.
Between Romney and Obama, there’s one issue that really matters: Iran.