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War has become the norm and "our world has become so oblivious to it," says Tom Engelhardt. “There’s a mindset that goes with American war making, and it’s a very narrow one.”

Airstrikes, manned or unmanned, regulated or not, cannot build a better Afghan future.

Making a list of the most hated arch-criminals--not the usual suspects.

Despite the cosmetic acts of President Bush, his undertakers and enablers, America's Iraq is still a corpse.

Take a moment to remember the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, connecting the dots between that attack and US actions in Iraq sixty-two years later.

Pundits speculate the US can win stability if not victory in Iraq, but beyond the philosophical Green Zone they inhabit, life becomes ever more desperate for Iraqi civilians.

A veterans group takes issue with The Nation's investigation of the impact of the US military occupation on Iraqi civilians.

Veterans of conscience have come forward with evidence that US forces kill Iraqi noncombatants every day. Now America must bring this deadly occupation to an immediate end.

In a special investigation of the impact of the war on Iraqi civilians, interviews with fifty combat veterans reveals disturbing patterns of behavior by US troops in Iraq--brutal acts that often go unreported and almost always go unpunished.

Blogs

Passionate American opposition to Israeli policy has rarely been more important.

July 29, 2014

As the ‘grown-ups’ in Jerusalem and Washington sort out the situation in Gaza, children keep getting killed.

July 29, 2014

"We are in the worst of times, except that it can get worse."

July 24, 2014

The deaths of the MH17 civilians ought to be the occasion for a cease-fire and a renewal of talks.

July 22, 2014

56 children have been killed during the Israeli military’s assault on Gaza so far.

July 18, 2014

Israel's single and looking to mingle. 

July 15, 2014

Being a woman in Iraq was difficult before the ISIS offensive. The current wave of militarization is making life even worse.

July 2, 2014

Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are holding the US government accountable for innocent victims on all sides of the fighting.

April 16, 2014

A drone strike in Yemen in December may have killed civilians and violated Obama’s targeted killing policies, a new report says. 

February 21, 2014

The United States may be leaving, but the war that Washington started in 2001—thirteen years ago—isn’t over.

February 8, 2014