20 Years of Bloodshed and Delusion

Actor Slim Pickens rides the bomb, waving his cowboy hat.

“The New Yorker” Goes All In on Our Precious Bodily Fluids “The New Yorker” Goes All In on Our Precious Bodily Fluids

Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the virus.

Jan 11, 2023 / 20 Years of Bloodshed and Delusion / Gregg Gonsalves

Jeffrey Goldberg and John Brennan

How Cheerleaders of the Forever Wars Got Away With Murder How Cheerleaders of the Forever Wars Got Away With Murder

In reckoning with post-9/11 fantasies and lies, don’t forget the role of the press.

Sep 4, 2021 / 20 Years of Bloodshed and Delusion / Jeet Heer

Afghanistan-airport-withdrawal

For a Moment, the World Glimpsed the Truth of the US Occupation For a Moment, the World Glimpsed the Truth of the US Occupation

The final days of the US occupation of Afghanistan were a nightmarish embodiment of the chaos, corruption, and violence of the last 20 years.

Sep 7, 2021 / 20 Years of Bloodshed and Delusion / Ali M. Latifi

Congress Has the Power to Rein In Presidential Military Overreach

Congress Has the Power to Rein In Presidential Military Overreach Congress Has the Power to Rein In Presidential Military Overreach

The commander in chief’s power to invade and inflict carnage is far too expansive.

Sep 7, 2021 / 20 Years of Bloodshed and Delusion / Danny Sjursen, Lawrence Wilkerson for The Nation

Gitmo’s Forgotten Ex-Detainees

Gitmo’s Forgotten Ex-Detainees Gitmo’s Forgotten Ex-Detainees

They were freed from Guantánamo, but they’re still searching for a home.

Sep 8, 2021 / 20 Years of Bloodshed and Delusion / Clair MacDougall

Why America Goes to War

Why America Goes to War Why America Goes to War

Money drives the US military machine.

Sep 9, 2021 / 20 Years of Bloodshed and Delusion / Andrew Cockburn

How the War on Terror Created the “Muslim American”

How the War on Terror Created the “Muslim American” How the War on Terror Created the “Muslim American”

Before 9/11, Muslims were just another of this country’s many religious groups. After, they became a targeted, racialized minority.

Sep 9, 2021 / 20 Years of Bloodshed and Delusion / Moustafa Bayoumi

The War on Terror: 20 Years of Bloodshed and Delusion

The War on Terror: 20 Years of Bloodshed and Delusion The War on Terror: 20 Years of Bloodshed and Delusion

From the beginning, the War on Terror merged red-hot vengeance with calculated opportunism. Millions are still paying the price.

Sep 7, 2021 / 20 Years of Bloodshed and Delusion / Tariq Ali

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