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Star Wars

Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Rambo, Red Dawn and how a tale of American triumphalism was returned to the child’s world.

G.I. Joe

Barbie, Joe, Darth Vader and making war in children’s culture.

Seoul rally

At ceremonies held around the sixtieth anniversary of the Korean armistice, the president sounded bellicose notes, while failing to mention national unification.

US military

And other headlines from an upside-down history of the US military and the world.

Iraq Veterans Against the War and human rights organizations in both the US and Iraq are collecting signatures for a petition to pressure the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to hold a hearing on the human rights impacts of US wars.

Kerry and Netanyahu

Washington’s assurances that it will defend Israel no matter what it does, however objectionable, kill any hope of a two-state solution to the conflict.

Border

Here's how to turn the US-Mexican border into a war zone.

Egypt

Deadly clashes shock a nation fresh off the heels of a military coup.

Supporters of Hassan Rouhani

In a clear challenge to hardliners, President-elect Hassan Rouhani vowed, ‘I have come to destroy extremism.’

Guatemala's ex-dictator Efrain Rios Montt

The reputations of Reagan-era officials who enabled the Guatemalan genocide have not been tarnished.

Blogs

Syria is not Libya, say the French, and the US can’t (and shouldn’t) do anything militarily.

August 2, 2011

 A look back at the lead up to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 

August 2, 2011

As violence breaks out among different factions of the Libyan rebels, it’s time to broker a deal to end the war in Libya. 

August 1, 2011

A look back the lead up to the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. 

August 1, 2011

A look back at the lead up to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

July 30, 2011

A look back at the lead up to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 

July 29, 2011

 A look back at the lead up to bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 

July 28, 2011

Looking back at the lead up to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

July 26, 2011

A new look at the lead up to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

July 25, 2011

Islam-bashing conservatives like Robert Spencer and Pamela Geller influenced the fanatic who terrorized Norway. The question now is—to what degree?

July 25, 2011