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It appears the Tsarnaev brothers were self-motivated. But their Salafist extremism was itself one outgrowth of the brutal Chechen wars of independence against Russia.
With the killing of Awlaki, the president of the United States became judge, jury and executioner for American citizens.
What used to be called "shell shock" is now the daily stress of living in a war zone.
The US has managed to turn a post-communist, enemy-less world into a hive of imminent threat.
Director Kirby Dick and producer Amy Ziering tell The Nation what the military can do to prevent sexual assault.
We continue to obsess about Iran's fantasy weapons, but pay remarkably little attention to the existing nuclear weapons in the region—Israel's.
Before the Iraq War, there was Guantánamo, the AUMF, My Lai and more. What you don’t know can hurt you.
The NSA Four reveal how a toxic mix of cronyism and fraud blinded the agency before 9/11.
Since the dawn of air power, supporters have advanced fantasies that, again and again, have failed to pan out—while civilians die in often staggering numbers.