Michael T. Klare is a professor of peace and world security studies at Hampshire College and the defense correspondent of The Nation. He is the author, most recently, of The Race for What’s Left.
There is no evidence that President Bush has already made the decision
to attack Iran if Tehran proceeds with uranium-enrichment activities
viewed in Washington as precursors to the manufacture
The Pentagon's new bases abroad.
The Pentagon's new basing strategy.
On January 9, 2004, Royal Dutch/Shell, one of the world's largest publicly traded oil companies, shocked the international financial community by announcing that it had overstated its oil and gas
Nonproliferation--the global campaign to prevent the further spread of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons--must be applied in a nondiscriminatory fashion to be effective.
With the recent US setbacks and scandals in Iraq, you'd think the White House would abandon the President's aggressive, unilateralist military policy--the "Bush Doctrine"--and seek to avoid new c
Although media attention has been focused on civil violence in the Baghdad area, Iraq's vast and vulnerable network of oil pipelines and pumping stations has become a major battlefield in the ong
On the second day of the invasion of Iraq, US commandos seized two Iraqi
offshore oil terminals in the Persian Gulf, capturing their defenders
without a fight.
At no point in modern American history has the civilian leadership of the
nation's military establishment come under as much criticism from serving
military officers as is the case now regardin
With up to 200,000 American and British combat troops already stationed
in or on their way to the Persian Gulf area, war with Iraq looks