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Civilian casualties news and analysis from The Nation
October 7, 2022
Is There Any Honor In War?
It’s time for us to begin seeing war not as our making but our unmaking—as democracy’s undoing as well as the brutal thing it truly is.
September 27, 2022
The War in Ukraine Is at a Decisive Turning Point
Can nuclear escalation be averted?
Michael T. Klare
July 22, 2022
Asking “What About…?” Is Essential to Achieving Justice
Selective empathy prevents us from making connections.
Viet Thanh Nguyen
June 2, 2022
War Is a Form of Terrorism
If we lack empathy for those who suffer in our wars, we endanger humanity’s future.
May 11, 2022
Civic Engagement In an Age of Perpetual War
A conversation with Phil Klay about his new book
and the moral imperatives and ambiguities of civilian life amidst constant conflict.
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April 27, 2022
These Are the Civilian Deaths You Don’t Hear About
Until the Defense Department overhauls its air strike policies, civilians will continue to die in attacks.
February 7, 2022
Why We Intend to Pass a New Yemen War Powers Resolution
Ending unconstitutional US involvement in the war.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal
Rep. Peter DeFazio
November 30, 2021
For Once, Hats Off to “The New York Times”
The paper of record may be guilty of milquetoast politics, but credit is due for its brave exposure of a US war crime.
October 4, 2021
Our Foreign Policy Elite Has Learned Nothing From Afghanistan
The War on Terror’s promoters and apologists are determined to blame Biden for finally bringing one bloody chapter to an end.
September 16, 2021
The Problem With Making War “Humane”
A conversation with Samuel Moyn about his new book
, the pacifism of Leo Tolstoy, and the origins of forever war.