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Echoes of Vietnam emanating from Iraq are all too clear.

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Opposition to the war among military families is bubbling beneath the surface.

Iraq lies in ruin, the US military occupation is generating a sustained
guerrilla resistance, crime is rampant in Baghdad and an Iraqi civil war
along ethnic and religious lines is a real possi

In the end, George W. Bush got Congress to approve the $87 billion he
insisted on for the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq.

"...interviews last week with historians, advertising executives,
pollsters and Democratic and Republican image-makers turned up this
consensus: Mr.

In the end, Tony Blair had nothing to fear but fear itself. As the
Labour Party assembled for its annual conference here on Britain's
Yiddish Riviera, the news looked grim.

A refugee from Nazism and a distinguished New York psychoanalyst, Sandor
Rado had thought long and deeply about Hitler's takeover of Germany.
Years ago, the writer Otto Friedrich interviewed hi

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A Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction report reveals the major recipients of DoD's Afghanistan reconstruction programs.

March 31, 2015

An American journalist uncovers some ugly truths about the “forgotten war.”

March 30, 2015

It’s tempting to call ISIS “medieval” murderers. But from mass murder to drone strikes, atrocity is very much a part of our modern experience.

March 5, 2015

Instead of a vague authorization of the use of force, the congresswoman seeks a real debate and a comprehensive strategy.

February 17, 2015

How else can news professionals like him maintain the trust of their audiences?

February 17, 2015

Loose language and one key omission might render Obama’s request meaningless, or even dangerous.

February 11, 2015

No—Zacarias Moussaoui’s spectacular claims are nonsense. But both the Saudi and US governments did create the monster that became Al Qaeda.

February 6, 2015

The mission isn't “over”… it’s just been reassigned.

February 4, 2015

Ashton Carter will tell the Senate Wednesday he would recommend more troops if conditions “degrade.”

February 4, 2015

Rand Paul and Barbara Lee are right: “The Constitution requires Congress to vote on the use of military force.”

November 24, 2014