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Right-wingers in Washington have begun preparing the ground for US
action, perhaps even war, against Iran.

Under cover of darkness in the early morning hours of March 18, Qusay
Saddam Hussein carted off nearly $1 billion in hard currency from Iraq's
central bank.

Truth has a way of asserting itself despite all attempts to obscure it. Distortion only serves to derail it for a time.

Clarification: George W. Bush's proclamation of Al Qaeda as "not a problem anymore" was a reference to top Al Qaeda
operatives, not the entire organization. (06/04/03)

The Peace Corps is feeling the fallout from Bush Administration policies.

The failure to provide for postwar needs has deepened distrust of US intentions.

When Bush (sans flight suit) delivered a photo-op victory speech to the
men and women of the USS Abraham Lincoln, he solemnly noted, "We've
begun the search for hidden chemical and biological w

The new UN resolution doesn't even try to bring the Iraqi occupation into line with international law.

It turns out the threat is not from Iraq but from us.

Blogs

The former Secretary of State and President Obama seem to be struggling with the whole "when in the course of human events..." thing.

September 16, 2014

If President Obama denounces military action, why is he preparing for another war in Iraq and Syria?

September 15, 2014

Appearing on Democracy Now! Monday morning, Lee Fang discussed "Who's Paying the Pro-War Pundits?"—his latest for The Nation.

September 15, 2014

Backed by US development aid, the Ethiopian government is seizing land, demolishing homes and cracking down on activists in a bid to expand its capital city.

September 12, 2014

Though it scarcely makes headlines, the Central African Republic’s vicious civil war has created a sickening humanitarian crisis.

September 11, 2014

Yazidi refugees now sleep in classrooms, hallways and the courtyards of facilities intended for children’s education. What happens when school starts?

September 10, 2014

NATO leaders—including President Obama—have escalated tensions in Ukraine while dismissing opportunities to bring the conflict to a reasonable conclusion quickly.

September 9, 2014

The Nation’s editor appeared on CNN’s Reliable Sources to discuss press coverage of ISIS and whether some members of the media are participating in war-mongering.

September 8, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on the Beltway Media, American Exceptionalism and foreign policy. 

September 5, 2014

The Cheney family takes a break from their busy lives (of being generally horrible) to answer some questions.

September 2, 2014