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NATO base in Italy

How the Pentagon is using your tax dollars to turn Italy into a launching pad for the wars of today and tomorrow.

G.I. Joe

Barbie, Joe, Darth Vader and making war in children’s culture.

Seoul rally

At ceremonies held around the sixtieth anniversary of the Korean armistice, the president sounded bellicose notes, while failing to mention national unification.

US military

And other headlines from an upside-down history of the US military and the world.

Congolese soldier

The US military's involvement in the unraveling of a continent.

Syrian soldier

“Humanitarian” intervention would only deepen the humanitarian disaster.

Soldiers in North Korea

Pyongyang's bellicose posturing conforms to an old pattern, but the dangers may be greater now because tensions are rising throughout the region.

Blogs

A new play by George Brant brings home the human costs of America’s remote killing machine.

January 14, 2014

Chuck Hagel's paeans to “political reform” in the Gulf must have sounded strange to political prisoners in repressive Bahrain, where he delivered his remarks.

January 13, 2014

If Washington and Tehran cooperate, they may find themselves on the same side in key regional conflicts.

January 6, 2014

Military buildup in the Persian Gulf, arms sales could undermine US-Iran negotiations.

December 9, 2013

Citizens and a challenger pressure a Maine senator to abandon opposition to a bill that would require reports on civilian casulaties.

November 25, 2013

A new security deal could leave troops in Afghanistan until "2024 and beyond."  

November 21, 2013

Three Pakistanis put a face to America's drone wars on Capitol Hill Tuesday. 

October 29, 2013

Diplomacy first, on Iran, Syria and Israel-Palestine has it about right. If it’s real.

October 29, 2013

And The New York Times reports that terror and panic grip broad populations in targeted areas.

October 22, 2013

An Obama diplomatic offensive on Afghanistan is long overdue.

October 21, 2013