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Flint Water Crisis
Black Lives Matter
US Wars and Military Action
April 15, 2016
All the Euphemisms We Use for ‘War’
How words have shaped the United States government’s ongoing cycle of violence.
William J. Astore
April 14, 2016
Start Making Sense: Naomi Klein Says Climate Justice Requires Bernie’s Boldness
Plus Andrew Bacevich on our wars in the Middle East, and Amy Goodman on 20 years of
Start Making Sense
April 12, 2016
As a Former Marine, America’s War-Making Haunts Me—It Should Haunt Our Politicians Too
I am a veteran of the Afghanistan war, and I refuse to stop bearing responsibility for my past.
Lyle Jeremy Rubin
April 7, 2016
This Ex–Army Ranger Goes on Missions to High Schools—but Not to Recruit
For a decade, Afghanistan vet Rory Fanning has been battling the desire to inflict pain on himself. Instead, he visits schools.
April 5, 2016
Congress Gave the President a Blank Check for War—and Never Looked Back
The legislative branch is supposed to “balance” the executive branch. Too bad they’ve been checked out for years.
Andrew J. Bacevich
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March 30, 2016
Ted Cruz Embodies the Degeneration of Foreign-Policy Conservatism
Think nothing could be worse than a Trump presidency? Think again.
Andrew J. Bacevich
March 25, 2016
How Donald Trump Is Beating the Neoconservatives at Their Own Game
capitalizing on the belligerent ultra-nationalism they cultivated, but he has little use for their ideas.
March 17, 2016
The 5 Questions You Won’t Hear Asked at Any Presidential Debate
Unless we address these long-standing foreign policy questions, we’ll continue playing international whack-a-mole for the next four years.
Peter Van Buren
March 15, 2016
The Case for Demilitarizing the Military
Civilian control of the military is a minimal condition for democracy. Too bad the United States doesn’t meet it.
Gregory D. Foster
March 10, 2016
Welcome to American Warfare: A 14-Year Game Where Everyone’s a Loser
The best part is you get to play the same round over and over and over again.