Nation Topics - US Wars and Military Action
News and Features
The crisis in Iraq and Syria demands a political solution. Here are the key diplomatic steps needed to get there.
Talking heads like former General Jack Keane are all over the news media fanning fears of IS. Shouldn’t the public know about their links to Pentagon contractors?
Not taking military action isn’t the same thing as doing nothing.
There’s a frightening enthusiasm for war among pundits—and now the public seems ready to go along too.
If we don’t act now, constitutional restraints on presidential warmaking will be eviscerated.
The calls for escalating military action against Islamic State (IS) ignore thirteen years of evidence that US intervention usually accomplishes the opposite of what Washington intends.