Nation Topics - US Wars and Military Action
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Sixty-nine years ago today, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, beginning a countdown toward the inglorious end of our species.
After 9/11, the US invented a new kind of borderless, pre-emptive warfare, plunging the world into an endless cycle of violence.
“Fear, arbitrary arrests, indiscriminate bombing, killing, an uncertain future—this is the new democratic Iraq.”
Our government has always justified its worst abuses of power—here and abroad—on the basis of “national security.”
American military involvement would inflame, not ease, Iraq’s sectarian divisions.
On Bowe Bergdahl and conscientious objection
In fifty years of nearly nonstop American warfare, we’ve learned little and achieved less.
A new graphic novel documents the intense legal wranglings inside one of the most important trials of the Internet age.
Driven by the idée fixe that the world was rigidly divided into terrorist and non-terrorist camps, Washington allied with Afghan warlords and strongmen.
The Pentagon’s whitewashed history of the Vietnam War provokes troubling questions about how the invasion of Iraq will one day be remembered.
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