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NATO forces

We should shrink the alliance’s budget and ambitions and focus on the greatest threat to the West: economic crisis.

At the first International Drone Summit, advocates call for transparency and an end to the US policies that rain terror from the sky.

Mitt Romney

Judging by his advisers, Romney would embrace Bush’s unilateral interventionism and massive military budgets.

How Pakistan makes Washington pay for the Afghan war.

Do the WikiLeaks War Logs reveal war crimes? Or do they reveal the poverty of international law?

Vietnam has left town. Say hello to the new syndrome on the block.

Blogs

As US forces prepare to pull out, are we leaving Afghanistan on the brink of chaos and civil war?

January 29, 2013

The documentary on covert operations around the world takes home the Cinematography award.

January 27, 2013

The man Obama recently nominated for Secretary of Defense could alter the trajectory of the president’as center-right military policy.

January 8, 2013

Arguments will be made for Obama’s Defense pick. But Hagel’s vote to authorize Bush and Cheney to attack Iraq should raise eyebrows—and questions.

January 7, 2013

Violence in Iraq is going from bad to worse, in tandem with neighboring Syria.

January 3, 2013

The Ohio Democrat opposed wars that needed to be opposed, fought to preserve civil liberties and always sided with workers and farmers against corporations.

January 3, 2013

Isn't a slaughtered child is a slaughtered child, regardless of where they come from?

December 24, 2012

It’s not just all “military age males” being targeted in Afghanistan. Now, it’s kids, too, says the Military Times.

December 4, 2012

As the number of civilian casualties mounts, our nation's “kill list” only grows longer. 

November 19, 2012

After last night's re-election, progressives wonder if the US is in for four more years of extrajudicial killings. 

November 7, 2012