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George W. Bush
George W. Bush news and analysis from The Nation
January 10, 2018
The US ‘Betrayed’ Russia, but It Is Not ‘News That’s Fit to Print’
New evidence that Washington broke its promise not to expand NATO “one inch eastward”—a fateful decision with ongoing ramifications—has not been reported by
The New York Times
or other agenda-setting media outlets.
Stephen F. Cohen
November 27, 2017
What if This Had Happened on the Day After 9/11?
Things could have gone very, very differently.
November 21, 2017
George W. Bush Owes Donald Trump a Big Thank-You
Who else could bring about nostalgia for such a disastrous presidency?
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?
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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.
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.