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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.

The sad irony of terrorism is that it sparks a backlash against the very groups it seeks to champion.

Sheldon Adelson

United Against Nuclear Iran collected nearly one-third of its 2013 revenue from the Las Vegas–based casino magnate.

American soldier

Here’s why the “War on Terror” is not your battle.

Drone

Our bloated national security state would boggle the mind of anyone who grew up under the Cold War’s nuclear threat.

In this uncommon book by Emma Williams, Jean Stein and Ibrahim Quraishi, a donkey tries to cheer Gaza’s traumatized children—by becoming a zebra.

Operation Just Cause

From 1989 to 1990, thousands of civilians died and were buried in mass graves in President George H.W. Bush's search for one suspected drug trafficker.

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