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For Once, Hats Off to “The New York Times”

For Once, Hats Off to “The New York Times” 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.

Nov 30, 2021 / Editorial / D.D. Guttenplan

Taliban Patrol Truck

Our Foreign Policy Elite Has Learned Nothing From Afghanistan 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.

Oct 4, 2021 / Column / David Bromwich

US Marines Patrol Remote Part Of Helmand Province Near Kajaki Dam

The Problem With Making War “Humane” The Problem With Making War “Humane”

A conversation with Samuel Moyn about his new book Humane, the pacifism of Leo Tolstoy, and the origins of forever war. 

Sep 16, 2021 / Q&A / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

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

The Human Cost of 10 Years of Conflict in Syria

The Human Cost of 10 Years of Conflict in Syria The Human Cost of 10 Years of Conflict in Syria

A decade after the first shots were fired, cities are in ruins, over half a million Syrians have died, and more than ten million have been displaced.

Jun 30, 2021 / Feature / John Washington

Representative Ro Khanna Explains Why He Called Out Biden’s Air Strike in Syria

Representative Ro Khanna Explains Why He Called Out Biden’s Air Strike in Syria Representative Ro Khanna Explains Why He Called Out Biden’s Air Strike in Syria

“I thought it was so important that, early on, Congress take a stand.”

Mar 22, 2021 / Back Page / John Nichols

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Letters From the December 28, 2020/January 4, 2021, Issue Letters From the December 28, 2020/January 4, 2021, Issue

No great mystery… Supreme obstacle… Paradise lost…

Dec 15, 2020 / Letters / Our Readers

The Children of Fallujah: The Medical Mystery at the Heart of the Iraq War

The Children of Fallujah: The Medical Mystery at the Heart of the Iraq War The Children of Fallujah: The Medical Mystery at the Heart of the Iraq War

Since the 2003 invasion, doctors in Fallujah have been reporting a sharp rise in birth defects among the city’s children—and to this day, no one knows why.

Nov 9, 2020 / Feature / Laura Gottesdiener

June Protests in Sudan

‘Blood,’ the Anthem of Sudan’s Revolution, Takes on New Meaning Amid Violent Repression ‘Blood,’ the Anthem of Sudan’s Revolution, Takes on New Meaning Amid Violent Repression

A new generation of musicians and artists has been inspired by—and is inspiring—the uprising.

Jun 4, 2019 / Isma’il Kushkush

B-52 releases MOP

The Dirty Truth About American Airpower The Dirty Truth About American Airpower

A retired Air Force officer shares 10 cautionary tenets about our overreliance on bombing campaigns.

Jun 5, 2019 / William J. Astore

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