Nation Topics - US Military
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More women have fought and died in Iraq than in all the wars since World War II put together. Yet the US military continues to treat them like second class citizens.
Evangelicals serving in Afghanistan add spreading Christianity to list of duties in defiance of US military law.
The ghosts of Vietnam are everywhere, as counterinsurgency makes a comeback in the Pentagon budget.
Jon Stewart wonders what upside down world sees a defense spending increase as a deep cut.
The privatization of veterans' healthcare limits the government's ability to honor those who serve.
In a 2009 Nation editorial the Congressman passionately called for money for healthcare, not warfare.
Reining in the Pentagon's wanton spending habits is going to be a long, hard slog.
If Israel in Gaza and the United States, through its use of torture in Iraq, have committed war crimes, what can be done?
By honoring the psychological wounds of soldiers--not shaming them--the armed forces might give fighting men and women the respect they deserve.
After the primary players in the Bush administration leave office, will they be held accountable for war crimes?
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