Nation Topics - US Wars and Military Action
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The American war and Afghanistan’s civilians.
The recently released report of the Afghanistan Study Group affirms The Nation's long-held belief that American military disengagement in Afghanistan, combined with a new diplomatic effort to ensure regional stability, is the best way forward for the war-torn country.
America needs to remember the disastrous consequences of the war in Iraq. But Obama wants to put it all behind us.
Jeremy Scahill asks why former President George Bush deserves positive recognition for his contributions to the Iraq War.
Why are poorer and less-educated citizens more likely to die in America's wars?
I know Bibi Aisha, the woman on the Time cover. But the logic of those who use her image to argue for the war escapes me. The question her story raises is, What Happens if We Stay?
After seven years, America's occupation of Iraq is a failure.
There was a brief moment when it seemed the evidence of civilian killings, military cover ups and widespread lack of accountability contained in the WikiLeaks documents would spark a genuine inquiry into US conduct in Afghanistan.
MRAPs, sprained ankles, air conditioning, farting contests and other snapshots from the American war in Afghanistan.