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Sydney hostage crisis

There’s only one problem with the rising crescendo of alarm about lone wolves: most of it simply isn’t true.

This Oscar-nominated doc is all about well-meaning Americans—with nothing about the indiscriminate US firepower that destroyed much of the country.

Vietnam War protest

Sometimes, serving your country means standing up against it.

Operation Crossroads in the Marshall Islands

The historic US nuclear testing site is taking its case for disarmament to the International Court of Justice.

The scientists at the Doomsday Clock say that failed political leadership on climate change and nuclear weapons endangers “every person on earth.”

US Special Forces in Sudan

What do you know about the special forces carrying out a secret war in more than half the nations on the planet?

Soldier and humvee in Iraq

Iraqis have a saying: “The rug is never sold”—meaning that there’s always more money to be made from any transaction. American defense contractors would agree.

Eric Bolling on Fox

In the wake of the Paris attacks, moral idiots play their predictable roles.

Blogs

There’s still time for President Obama to order the Justice Department to prosecute the perpetrators.

May 20, 2015

The veteran journalist tracked down the one man who could link the Nixon White House to the illegal bombing of Cambodia. 

May 20, 2015

For many 2016 GOP hopefuls, when it comes to Iraq, time does not equal wisdom. 

May 19, 2015

Stateless refugees from Burma are risking death, rape, and drowning by the thousands on a perilous escape to Malaysia.

May 15, 2015

Kerry and Putin’s meeting in Sochi has big implications for the future of Ukraine.

May 15, 2015

Three million Vietnamese names, etched on copper plates 13 feet high.

May 11, 2015

What we can learn from contractors about intelligence—and the CIA.

May 11, 2015

It is painful to imagine how much could have been avoided and achieved had The Nation’s warnings been heeded.

May 8, 2015

Reliance on self-interested local allies plagues US targeting in its foreign wars, Syria edition.

May 8, 2015