Nation Topics - US Wars and Military Action
News and Features
We continue to see ourselves, as we have since 9/11, as victims, not destabilizers, of the world we inhabit.
After thirteen years of the failed war on terror, it’s time to scrutinize America’s assumptions about military involvement in the Middle East.
Congress is spending billions of dollars on bases in the Middle East, but what role do they really serve?
—Headline, The New York Times
Exploring the roots of imperial depression.
Four months into Iraq War 3.0, the cracks are showing—on the battlefield and in Washington.
Escalation is now a structural fact embedded in the war in the Middle East and the Ebola crisis here at home.
Countering Ebola will require a whole new set of protections and priorities, which should emerge from the medical and public health communities—not the national security state.
The Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban has rightly captured the world’s attention. But what about the invisible child victims of US drones?
While the Obama administration used cancer metaphors to sell a war, it ignored the spread of a real disease.