Nation Topics - US Wars and Military Action
News and Features
How the "War on Terror" is threatening the presumption of innocence.
Pakistan's ISI served as an arbiter in the Taliban dispute over the New York Times reporter's kidnapping.
As prospects dim in Iraq, the Pentagon digs in deeper around the Middle East.
Sergeant Chuck Luther seeks justice after his torture at the hands of the US military.
Persistent waffling on dates for American troop withdrawals from Afghanistan has eroded any remaining patience with the Obama White House among peace activists and voters.
Perhaps, once the United States recovers its moral bearings, it will be ready to recognize the bravery of Bradley Manning and Julian Assange.
When it comes to US foreign policy and the Muslim world, it’s as if we remain fixed in the eleventh century in a perpetual battle of “us” against “them.”
Despite all the focus on Guantánamo, a great many of America’s domestic prisons also routinely abuse inmates and in actual practice are often beyond the rule of law.
Democrats collaborated with Republicans in keeping Afghanistan and Iraq out of the election debate. Why? Because they've become Obama's wars.
"The US has basically already lost the war in Afghanistan," says Jeremy Scahill, just back from two weeks reporting unembedded in that country.