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Our government has always justified its worst abuses of power—here and abroad—on the basis of “national security.”
Since 9/11, the government has ceaselessly violated our constitutional rights—none more so than the right to privacy.
Washington always imagines it can control combustible situations abroad. It can’t. And it won’t.
Once again, the media fails to address the issue underlying much of the violence in Iraq—control over its most precious resource.
“Of course we are proud to be in the fight. Kirkuk is our city.”
American military involvement would inflame, not ease, Iraq’s sectarian divisions.
On Bowe Bergdahl and conscientious objection
Eric Lomax was captured and tortured by the Japanese during World War II. Forty years later, he tracked down the man responsible.
Since 9/11, power-hungry political leaders have eviscerated the First Amendment—and we’ve allowed them to do it.
The presidential run-off this weekend and talks with the FARC are obscuring horrific violence in places like Buenaventura—and US multinationals are deeply implicated.