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Century of Disaster

A tale of the twentieth century, from Stalin to Barbie

Kurdish fighter

President Obama must seek authorization for any further military action from both the UN Security Council and Congress.

ISIS

To reject the “Long War” doctrine, the American left first has to understand it. 

Gaza airstrike

The US and Israel passed on chance after chance to avoid the deadly war in Gaza—and prevent the deaths of thousands.

Guatemalan children

Our fickle immigration system leaves many families stuck between violence in their home countries and an aggressive enforcement regime across the border.

The Western consensus of an imperialist Russia is flawed.

Netanyahu

We must overcome our chronic failure to offer a clear and unified narrative on Israel’s strategic crisis. 

Blogs

Nothing's even decided yet, but the neocons are up in arms over arms spending.

August 9, 2011

Survivors of the first nuclear tragedies are now campaigning not only against nuclear weapons, but now also against the dangers of nuclear power.

August 9, 2011

In many ways, Nagasaki is the modern A-bomb city, the city with perhaps the most meaning for us today.

August 9, 2011

What became of one-quarter of the city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945.

August 7, 2011

On August 6, 1945, President Harry S. Truman faced the task of telling the press that the United States had used a revolutionary new weapon of extraordinary destructive power.

August 5, 2011

Few American know that among the tens of thousands victims in Hiroshima were at least a dozen and perhaps more American prisoners of war.

August 5, 2011

Despite Obama’s claims that closing Guantanamo would take priority on his agenda as president, infamous Bush-era policies have quietly expanded under his administration. 

August 5, 2011

A look back at the leadup to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 

August 4, 2011

It might, but it’s going to take a lot of work to counter the Iron Triangle and its lobbyists.

August 4, 2011

A look back at the lead up to the bombings of Hirsohima and Nagasaki.

August 4, 2011