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Protest against NYPD surveillance

Americans remain mostly blind to the abusive treatment of terror suspects on US soil.

America's Afghan Victims

An in-depth look at the civilian toll of America’s longest war.

A recounting of three horrific US/ISAF civilian massacres, the procedures implemented to prevent such events from happening again—and why those procedures were inadequate.

Soldiers in Afghanistan

Coalition forces sometimes pay compensation to civilian victims and survivors of the suffering we have inflicted—but ISAF keeps no comprehensive records, and the US military denies all responsibility.

A boy injured in an airstrike

Even among staunchly antiwar politicians and pundits, few bother to mention the cost of the war to civilians.

Grave of a victim of an air strike

If you want stats from the government, you better be prepared to pay.

Hydra

Gen. Stanley McChrystal himself put it best: “Because of civilian casualties, I think we have just about eroded our credibility here.”

Afghans protesting killing of civilians in raid by US/ISAF forces

Despite rules of engagement to the contrary, such targeting pervades the entire chain of command—up to the Oval Office.

Blogs

The new (surprise) hit movie Lone Survivor has sparked an important conversation. 

January 16, 2014

Bill's Keller's justifications for intervention in Syria sound awfully familiar. 

January 15, 2014

Democratic senators warn new economic punishments are "a march towards war."

January 15, 2014

A new play by George Brant brings home the human costs of America’s remote killing machine.

January 14, 2014

The multiple civil wars in Sudan and South Sudan show the dangers of creating mini-states.

January 8, 2014

Obama wants another decade of war in Afghanistan—but a new book says he’s already lost faith in the mission. 

January 7, 2014

Edward Snowden is hailed as a true "whistleblower," and The Guardian asks for a full pardon. Glenn Greenwald responds.

January 1, 2014

How does Obama justify killing innocents this time?

December 18, 2013

Another CBS puff piece starring con men? 

December 15, 2013

Debate swirls around the veteran journalist's explosive allegations.

December 9, 2013