First, Washington needs to stop killing people. Next, we have to challenge our nation’s assumptions and priorities.
The U.S. has spent over $21 trillion on wars, the military, and the national security state since 9/11. That money should have been used for health care, climate, jobs, and education.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee in conversation with Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman, as well as the Institute for Policy Studies’ Tope Folarin, the Friends Committee on National Legislation’s Diane Randall, and Win Without War’s Stephen Miles.
The 9/11 attacks were a surprise. The response wasn’t.
The human and economic costs of Donald Rumsfeld’s wars are staggering.
The war on terror was supposed to be about making our country safer. As a Muslim American, I don’t feel safer at all.
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.
George W. Bush and the neocons played right into the hands of Osama bin Laden, and we’re paying the economic price today.
September 11 Remembered, U.S. at War Against the World, and the Ongoing Campaign Against Israeli Occupation.
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.
What ostensibly won the war for the United States sowed seeds for future discord.
Tom Engelhardt chronicles how the United States has succumbed to infinite war.
The Spy Museums message: we needed spooks during the Cold War and we need them now more than ever. But whats missing from the exhibits?
We’re so beyond the Cold War and September 11th that weve entered a new era altogether. FPIF columnist Michael T. Klare warns us all to get ready and tighten our belts.