Nation Topics - US Wars and Military Action
News and Features
President Obama was right to seek congressional approval to strike Syria—but a bipartisan coalition must turn him down.
August 6 marks sixty-eight years since the United States committed what is arguably the single gravest act of terrorism that the world has ever known.
There are some hopeful signs, including his recent speech at the National Defense University and a new, less hawkish foreign policy team.
Until the president defines what “associated forces” are, the current formulation leaves open the possibility of unlimited, unending use of military force anywhere in the world.
Ahmed Rashid’s gloomy, essential account of the divisive US-Pakistan alliance.
How three US citizens were killed by their own government in the space of one month in 2011.
With the killing of Awlaki, the president of the United States became judge, jury and executioner for American citizens.
Our self-righteous country has a history of justifying conflicts that were based on lies.
Is there any benefit to be found in an unbroken record of waste, futility and shame? Only if lessons learned prevent a catastrophe in Iran.
As the US withdrawal looms, women’s rights advocates plan to carry on their fierce, lonely fight.
- Responses to Noam Chomsky on Israel-Palestine and BDS
- The Real Reason Pot Is Still Illegal
- Losing to Germany Wasn’t Actually the Worst Thing to Happen to Brazil This World Cup
- The GOP’s Completely Incoherent Stance on the Border Crisis
- The Senate Judiciary Committee Just Backed an Amendment to Overturn ‘Citizens United’
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