Nation Topics - US Wars and Military Action
News and Features
Why did the senior State Department representative resign from his Afghanistan post?
The US military's reinvented counterinsurgency turns out to be the same old brutal game.
What the WikiLeaks revelations tell us about how Washington runs Pakistan.
Under Obama, the American war dead have, it seems, like the war they are now fighting, generally gone into the dustbin of news coverage.
Domestic and global trends suggest that in 2025, just 15 years from now, the American century could all be over except for the shouting.
Powerful politicians and think tankers are using the nuclear issue to foment hysteria.
Neither aggressive diplomacy nor coercive diplomacy will work. How can Obama work his way out of this dead end?
Jeremy Scahill on The Rachel Maddow Show following peace talk fraud revelation: "If they can't even figure out who is a real Taliban leader to meet with, what does that say about the people who are being killed on a regular basis by special operation forces?"
To understand just how bad the new Congress is likely to be for peace on Earth, one has to understand how incredibly awful Congress has been during the past four years and then measure the ways in which things are likely to become even worse.
How the "War on Terror" is threatening the presumption of innocence.
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