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The lessons Washington can't draw from the failure of the military option.

Obama ran a campaign against the foreign policy of the Bush Administration. And then he followed directly in their footsteps.

Four ways the President is pursuing Cheney's geopolitics of global energy.

How would Americans react if air power was used in the US the way it's been used in Afghanistan?

What can the United States learn from the Soviet Union's collapse?

What role and responsibility does the United States have for the situation in Yemen?

The Pentagon’s Afghan basing plans for prisons, drones and black ops.

What makes drones so frightening to us now, when they have actually been around for decades?

Blogs

More than 10,000 complaints have been filed about abuses by the police and military since the coup, none of which have been addressed.

May 22, 2012

Eric on his return to Yale. Reed reviews Rachel Maddow's new book, Drift.

April 5, 2012

New polling shows steep declines in American support for the war and President Obama's handling of the situation. 

March 12, 2012

Recent violence has forced the administration to defend its strategy to stay for two more years. 

February 28, 2012

Have US counterterrorism operations in Yemen actually strengthened the threats they were designed to eliminate?

February 16, 2012

In his 2012 State of the Union address, the president chose to celebrate the US military. Critics chose not raise alarm about the spread of US militarism.

January 26, 2012

The White House should seek cooperation, not confrontation, with Beijing.

January 10, 2012

Many on the left have fallen for Ron Paul’s non-interventionism. But there’s a Republican with a more responsible approach: Jon Huntsman. 

January 6, 2012

Al-Shabab is the direct product of America's short-sighted and invasive foreign policy and American involvement in Somalia has benefitted the radical groups it has set out to defeat.

October 5, 2011

 Obama should make a deal with Pakistan, not threaten to bomb it.

September 26, 2011