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And other headlines from an upside-down history of the US military and the world.
The US military's involvement in the unraveling of a continent.
“Humanitarian” intervention would only deepen the humanitarian disaster.
Pyongyang's bellicose posturing conforms to an old pattern, but the dangers may be greater now because tensions are rising throughout the region.
On the tenth anniversary of the US invasion, the country is mired in a permanent crisis of sectarian violence, pervasive corruption and broken infrastructure.
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.
The US has three lousy options with Afghanistan. Pick one.
Will China-Japan-US tensions in the Pacific ignite a conflict and sink the global economy?
Fifty years ago, college was cheap, unions were strong and there was no terrorism-industrial complex.
The Pentagon is intent on pursuing its own global version of the Second Amendment.