News and Features
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.
Conditions in Iraq, not surprisingly, bear little resemblance to the fantasyland touted by America’s recent presidents.
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.
A just solution to the conflict—whether it results in one state or two—would dismantle those institutions that privilege any ethnic, religious or national group.
Our political system has turned thoroughly masculine, paranoid, quarrelsome, secretive, greedy, aggressive and violent—not unlike a wife beater.
Despite the fact that its "peacekeepers" brought cholera to Haiti, the UN is refusing to fund obvious solutions.
On the tenth anniversary of the US invasion, the country is mired in a permanent crisis of sectarian violence, pervasive corruption and broken infrastructure.
Despite efforts to discredit him, Bradley Manning's extraordinary statement in court revealed that, like other whistleblowers, he was driven by his concern for the greater good.
Our self-righteous country has a history of justifying conflicts that were based on lies.
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- The First Couple’s Post-Racial Bootstraps Myth