Nation Topics - US Military Presence Abroad
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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.
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.
It's past time for a speedy withdrawal of all UN soldiers from Haiti.
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…”