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Selections from The Nation's archives illuminate the ten years after the attacks of September 11, 2001, and the way the US response has damaged more than it has healed.
In the aftermath of that terrible day, we had a chance to build our politics around social solidarity. Instead, George W. Bush led the charge to a politics of fear.
In the wake of 9/11, we have summoned up imaginary demons to spare ourselves from facing the all-too-real burdens of our time.
Community partnerships are seen as a softer counterterrorism. But who are the partners?
How Washington lost faith in America’s courts.
A look at a potentially shocking Pentagon program to influence jihadis online that Congress should investigate fast.
Uncovering the true size and scope of the global war being fought by the Pentagon's secret “shadow warriors.”
Four reasons why Pfc. Bradley Manning deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom, not a prison cell.
The White House and Congress have interpreted the killing of al-Qaeda’s leader as a virtual license to double down on every “front” in the war on terror.
Politicians are finally catching up with the American people by questioning our continued involvement in Afghanistan.