Nation Topics - US Wars and Military Action
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From the hours immediately after 9/11 to the present, Washington’s policies in the Middle East have created the conditions for more—not less—jihadist terror.
Why you should expect more bombs to be dropped everywhere.
President Obama must seek authorization for any further military action from both the UN Security Council and Congress.
To reject the “Long War” doctrine, the American left first has to understand it.
Sixty-nine years ago today, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, beginning a countdown toward the inglorious end of our species.
After 9/11, the US invented a new kind of borderless, pre-emptive warfare, plunging the world into an endless cycle of violence.
“Fear, arbitrary arrests, indiscriminate bombing, killing, an uncertain future—this is the new democratic Iraq.”
Our government has always justified its worst abuses of power—here and abroad—on the basis of “national security.”
American military involvement would inflame, not ease, Iraq’s sectarian divisions.
On Bowe Bergdahl and conscientious objection
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