American military and corporate power have triumphed over all rivals—so why does the United States still struggle to impose its will on the world?
President Obama is showing little concern for international law, and none at all for Washington’s historic responsibility in Central America.
Despite the president’s promise to cut funding to discredited HIV and pregnancy prevention programs, taxpayer dollars are still bankrolling anti-gay, anti-choice conservative religious groups.
Our government has always justified its worst abuses of power—here and abroad—on the basis of “national security.”
Washington always imagines it can control combustible situations abroad. It can’t. And it won’t.
The conviction of three Al Jazeera journalists yesterday underscored the hypocrisy of US support for Egypt’s General Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
Once again, the media fails to address the issue underlying much of the violence in Iraq—control over its most precious resource.
In 2003, Bush and friends dreamed up a jihadi Iraq with deep ties to al-Qaeda. Now, their convenient nightmare is becoming a deadly reality.
Former president Bush is to blame for the present crisis in Iraq—along with decades of murder, lies and imperial aggression.
The presidential run-off this weekend and talks with the FARC are obscuring horrific violence in places like Buenaventura—and US multinationals are deeply implicated.