The “straight talk” people praise McCain for is actually what most of them can’t stand about politicians: They say noble words but cast ignoble votes.
Veterans often wrestle with the things they’ve done in war. When will ordinary Americans do the same?
Trump’s new advisor has a long history of embracing war with a disdain for diplomacy.
The president once distanced himself from the Bush legacy. Now he’s brought back the architects of its darkest moments.
There’s a likely ending to all this military bluster and buildup, and it’s one that goes boom.
Even a limited war with North Korea would kill millions, devastate the environment, and bankrupt the U.S.
Successive U.S. military interventions upended the very international system the U.S. once pledged to uphold. Now the world faces the twin challenges of ISIS and Trump.
ISIS may be on its way out, but the Iraqi city has a long hard road ahead.
By putting such a sinister face on it, Trump might have finally inspired lawmakers to rein in America’s post-9/11 war machine.
Multiple air strikes on cities and the use of white phosphorus—a probable war crime—guarantee a growing death toll.
With mass-casualty events from Raqqa to Mosul, some think the U.S. military is scrapping rules designed to protect innocents.
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.
As the president-elect promises to increase military spending, we must reflect on what comes with war.
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