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Meet the secret bases that make up the backbone of a new American robotic way of war.

Peter Van Buren is a State Department employee—who might get fired for disseminating public information about WikiLeaks online.

Don't be embarrassed that you answered that email from that "Nigerian princess"—over the past decade, the US government has been suckered into much bigger scams.

When it comes to subjecting resource-rich, developing countries to American military power, President Obama is in the process of outdoing his predecessor.

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.

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.

 

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Fighting for nothing, and destroying countries in the process, costs a lot.

March 29, 2013

The MSNBC host promises new revelations—will she cover colleagues' support for the war?

February 14, 2013

Drawing down soldiers by 2016 isn’t fast enough—just look at the many civilians killed by the US military and the prisoners tortured by US-trained forces.

February 12, 2013

We just witnessed one of the most absurd, embarrassing hearings in recent Washington memory.

January 31, 2013

In an op-ed, a soldier asks if he was wrong in accidentally killing Afghan civilians—but do Americans really care?

January 25, 2013

The probing parts of the talk show host’s interview were cut before broadcast.

January 23, 2013

The tough guy might yet rein in drones. And steer the CIA away from covert ops to intelligence collection.

January 22, 2013

The president continues to expand drone strikes and special operations, even as he decries the country’s war footing.

January 22, 2013

For all the droning on about US gun violence, it would be good to hear someone drone on just a bit about US drones.

January 11, 2013

Data obtained by The Nation show that recent attacks on US troops by uniformed Afghans will also mean higher civilian casualties. 

September 18, 2012