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George W. Bush
George W. Bush news and analysis from The Nation
October 24, 2017
Why Are American Soldiers Fighting and Dying in Niger?
Twenty days after the combat deaths of four US soldiers, there are more questions than answers.
October 23, 2017
Why West Point’s Lauding of George W. Bush Is a Disgrace
His lies to push the Iraq War forward violate the academy’s own honor code. Why honor that?
September 5, 2017
Diplomacy With North Korea Has Worked Before, and Can Work Again
The war hawks are wrong when they say that past negotiations, like the 1994 Agreed Framework, didn’t make a difference.
April 27, 2017
Do We Need Obama in the Trump Resistance?
We’ve got a president who wants to take away people’s health care, build a border wall, and ban refugees. Should Obama attack him directly?
April 18, 2017
Why We Can’t Afford to Send More Troops to the Middle East
Pursuing such policies would all but hand victory to ISIS and other extremist groups.
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April 7, 2017
What Is It With US Presidents and Tomahawk Cruise-Missile Strikes?
Typically deployed symbolically by presidents facing domestic political troubles, they rarely have significant military effect.
April 6, 2017
Donald Trump Has a Passionate Desire to Bring Back Torture
And that should be no surprise to anyone who’s been paying attention.
March 16, 2017
If You Want to Know Where Donald Trump Came From, Look to Iraq
Trump denies he was ever in favor of the 2003 invasion—but he’s a president made by war.
March 2, 2017
America’s Most Notorious Prison Was Supposed to Be Closed by Now
What will become of the 41 detainees remaining at Guantánamo?
Karen J. Greenberg
February 27, 2017
Trump’s Ascent Was Possible Only in an America Already Run by Billionaires
We were living in a 1 percent society long before we elected a billionaire for president.