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The US military's involvement in the unraveling of a continent.
There are some hopeful signs, including his recent speech at the National Defense University and a new, less hawkish foreign policy team.
China did not participate in the Iraq war, but is still reaping the benefits of its prize—oil.
From North Africa to the Middle East to China’s Central Asian border, how many years will it be?
America's foreign bases are more staggering than ever—and, with your tax dollars, an empire of private contractors is holding them down.
“Humanitarian” intervention would only deepen the humanitarian disaster.
In his film, Dirty Wars, Jeremy Scahill unveils America's extrajudicial, covert, transcontinental battlefield.
Ahmed Rashid’s gloomy, essential account of the divisive US-Pakistan alliance.
Mira Nair's latest film includes a character who's a journalist and CIA agent. Is this responsible filmmaking?
America’s covert warfare—a bizarre form of unconscious wish fulfillment—warrants Scahill’s unembedded, dogged, independent reporting.