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At age 70, a writer reflects on the so-called ‘American Century’—and the world it wrought.

Baghdad Car Bomb

“Fear, arbitrary arrests, indiscriminate bombing, killing, an uncertain future—this is the new democratic Iraq.”

Gaza

If Israel is not brought to justice, it will commit the same crimes again and again.

We may honorably disagree about how to resolve the crisis—but not about deeds that are rising to the level of war crimes.

Neocon think tanks get millions from wealthy donors, which they use to game the system, buy influence—and push for regime change.

Benjamin Netanyahu

By demonizing the Palestinian leadership, the Israeli prime minister raised expectations for a decisive victory and opened the door for attacks from the right.

Burning an American Flag

American military and corporate power have triumphed over all rivals—so why does the United States still struggle to impose its will on the world?

immigrant detention center

President Obama is showing little concern for international law, and none at all for Washington’s historic responsibility in Central America.

HIV billboard in Uganda

Despite the president’s promise to cut funding to discredited HIV and pregnancy prevention programs, taxpayer dollars are still bankrolling anti-gay, anti-choice conservative religious groups.

Our government has always justified its worst abuses of power—here and abroad—on the basis of “national security.”

Blogs

A look back at the lead up to the bombings of Hirsohima and Nagasaki.

August 4, 2011

The army and the Muslim Brotherhood are in control.

August 3, 2011

A look back at the leadup to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

August 2, 2011

Syria is not Libya, say the French, and the US can’t (and shouldn’t) do anything militarily.

August 2, 2011

 A look back at the lead up to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 

August 2, 2011

As violence breaks out among different factions of the Libyan rebels, it’s time to broker a deal to end the war in Libya. 

August 1, 2011

A look back the lead up to the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. 

August 1, 2011

A look back at the lead up to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

July 30, 2011

A look back at the lead up to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 

July 29, 2011

 A look back at the lead up to bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 

July 28, 2011