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January 7, 2020
Trump’s Assassination of Iran’s Suleimani Was a Colossal Strategic Blunder
In one blow, Washington has strengthened Iran’s hard-liners, revived its nuke program, drawn Iraq closer to Tehran, stymied popular regional uprisings, and endangered Americans around the world.
February 14, 2019
Who Lost America?
The fall of the republic was foretold long before Donald Trump.
March 8, 2018
Donald Trump Is on a Crusade
But if you think the malevolence of this period began with him, think again.
August 17, 2017
There’s 1 Country Practically Begging the World for Sanctions
Hint: It’s not North Korea, Russia, or Iran.
May 4, 2017
Will Trump Help Elect a Hard-Liner in Iran?
Harsh anti-Iran rhetoric could undermine Hassan Rouhani’s reelection bid and undermine the historic nuclear deal.
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July 6, 2016
As Long as We’re Taking Note of Trump’s Anti-Semitic Tweeting, Shall We Address His Mussolini Messaging?
This is not the first time that Trump has been called out for promulgating neo-Nazi and fascist themes.
June 13, 2016
Why Is Iran Our Enemy?
It’s a repressive theocracy, but Tehran is no threat to the United States and is a staunch opponent of jihadi groups like ISIS and Al Qaeda.
March 30, 2016
Ted Cruz Embodies the Degeneration of Foreign-Policy Conservatism
Think nothing could be worse than a Trump presidency? Think again.
Andrew J. Bacevich
June 24, 2015
No Matter Who Wins, 2016 Will Be All About the Bankers
Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton will face off in the presidential race—but the real battle will be between the billionaires backing them.
March 16, 2015
The Worst Case for War With Iran You’ll Read in a Major Newspaper
publishes a pro-war op-ed that shows why attacking Iran won’t work.