Nation Topics - US Military Presence Abroad
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From Pearl Harbor to 9/11, every single chapter in the history of the extension of US power has opened with the same sentence: “Innocent Americans were treacherously attacked…”
Exploring the war crisis that lurks behind the debt-ceiling crisis.
A look at America’s "singular achievement" in Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Greater Middle East.
Is the Obama national security team a pilotless drone?
Nearly ten years have passed since Washington set out to redeem the Greater Middle East. In the pursuit of its saving mission, the American messiah has pretty much worn itself out.
Politicians are finally catching up with the American people by questioning our continued involvement in Afghanistan.
Congress doesn't want a vote on Libya. That will make it all the easier to blame the Democrats if the mission goes sour.
Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle have started questioning the constitutionality of Obama's announcement that the US will pursue military operations in Libya.
How long will the US and its allies ignore the elephant in the room posed by an alliance for human rights and anti-terrorism with regimes in the Middle East that stand for neither?
The former British diplomat recounts his own whistleblowing and the benefits and dangers of the WikiLeaks dipomatic cables dump.
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