Nation Topics - US Military Presence Abroad
News and Features
What makes drones so frightening to us now, when they have actually been around for decades?
A military-first policy on a destabilizing planet.
How much are the Democrats counting on the profits and jobs generated by arming the world in the coming election?
How two wars in the Greater Middle East revealed the weakness of the global superpower.
The recently-exposed massacre in Haditha is just one example of American soldiers' abuse of Iraqi civilians.
An investigation by TomDispatch reveals the outlines of a secretive training program in the Middle East that is funded by Pentagon, and wholly at odds with Washington’s professed aims of supporting democratic reform.
The United States’ current conflicts abroad are “1 percent wars”—remote, imperial wars of choice in which 99 percent of Americans have no stake.
The single most monstrous mistake of the Bush years—the confusion of military with economic power—has been set in stone.
In our new landscape of imperial defeat, it’s remarkable how consistently things that are officially going so well are actually going so badly.
Think of Iraq as the AIG of wars, only this bailout is still going on.
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