Nation Topics - US Wars and Military Action
News and Features
Bradley Manning, Washington and the blood of civilians.
What seventy downed drones reveal about the new American way of war.
With Obama's signing of the National Defense Authorization Act, the prison becomes a permanent fixture.
What a busted robot airplane tells us about American empire in 2012 and beyond.
American politicians try not to talk about it, but it's been apparent to the Pakistani security complex for some time: the Afghan Taliban cannot be militarily defeated.
Our rulers thought we could be panicked into a permanent state of war. They underestimated our consciousness and commitment.
Iraqis overwhelmingly support the end of the US occupation. But they still suffer from the divisions it engendered.
It was an ignominious end to America's worst foreign policy disaster since the Vietnam War, and the costs, for both Iraq and the United States, will be felt for some time.
By ignoring the UN Security Council resolution’s mandate authorizing intervention, NATO may have destroyed the prospects for future legitimate uses of the principle of “responsibility to protect.”
In a stunning victory for the American peace movement and Iraqi opponents of the US occupation, virtually all US troops will withdraw from Iraq by this December 31.