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Before the Iraq War, there was Guantánamo, the AUMF, My Lai and more. What you don’t know can hurt you.
Conditions in Iraq, not surprisingly, bear little resemblance to the fantasyland touted by America’s recent presidents.
Our political system has turned thoroughly masculine, paranoid, quarrelsome, secretive, greedy, aggressive and violent—not unlike a wife beater.
On the tenth anniversary of the US invasion, the country is mired in a permanent crisis of sectarian violence, pervasive corruption and broken infrastructure.
Our self-righteous country has a history of justifying conflicts that were based on lies.
It’s time to start asking questions of our veterans—hard questions—so that they're not shouldering the blame, or truth, of war alone.
Is there any benefit to be found in an unbroken record of waste, futility and shame? Only if lessons learned prevent a catastrophe in Iran.
It's time to curtail the executive branch’s war-making powers—before it’s too late.
The biggest defense contractors are reaping profits off taxpayer dollars—whatever the mood of the moment.
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