Nation Topics - US Wars and Military Action
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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.
Ten years into the US occupation of Afghanistan, how can we effectively and humanely end an unwinnable war?
Has the outsourcing of torture been a way to keep human rights groups at bay and protect the US image after Abu Ghraib?
Welcome to the Drone Empire, in which the president's executioners can kill without legal restraint.
Even Barack Obama knows that the political necessity to prove that he is tough on terror can have dangerous consequences for American security and his standing throughout the world.
State Department employee Peter Van Buren was sent to Iraq to help rebuild it. The result was an exercise in Murphy's Law.
Peter Van Buren is a State Department employee—who might get fired for disseminating public information about WikiLeaks online.
The neocons, with strong support in Congress and the Pentagon, are fighting a rear-guard battle to extend a major US troop presence beyond this year. Can the peace movement head them off?
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