News and Features
Is there any benefit to be found in an unbroken record of waste, futility and shame? Only if lessons learned prevent a catastrophe in Iran.
Ignore the jingoism, from politicians and the press—the tenth anniversary marks a tenth year from hell.
Expanding Washington’s military footprint in North Africa may be well intended, but it could be destabilizing and lead to blowback.
The White House evidently believes it can kill us in secret and never own up to the fact.
Even if we like President Obama, do we want him to be a one-man death panel?
A new Open Society Foundations report details just how far down the river we've sold this country's democratic values in our overreaching response to terror.
A new report shows that a central element of the Bush administration response to 9/11 was itself to spread terror—on a global scale.
How the work of a literary critic became the proxy for our preoccupation with the horrors of torture.
The CFR report concludes that “the current trajectory of US drone strike policies is unsustainable."
As Zero Dark Thirty reminds us, Americans have yet to face the torture committed on our behalf.