Skip to content
Books & The Arts
US Wars and Military Action
Forgot Your Password?
your online access
Vietnam War news and analysis from The Nation
January 23, 2023
Has the Peace Movement Kept Up With the Times?
“No justice, no peace” is more than a slogan. It’s a precondition for achieving a more peaceful life in this country.
December 5, 2022
Staughton Lynd Never Lost the Courage of His Convictions
The historian and activist, who died last month, paid a steep price for his commitments. Yet he managed to find a way to keep agitating, and keep writing, while always remaining true to his radical vision.
September 21, 2022
Remembering Ying Lee
Looking back at the life of a trailblazing activist and Berkeley’s first Asian American city council member.
July 22, 2022
Asking “What About…?” Is Essential to Achieving Justice
Selective empathy prevents us from making connections.
Viet Thanh Nguyen
February 17, 2022
America’s Disastrous 60-Year War
Most Americans simply take it for granted that war, or threats of war, having defined our immediate past, will define our future as well.
GET UNLIMITED DIGITAL ACCESS FOR LESS THAN $3 A MONTH!
February 9, 2022
We Still Need an Anti-War Movement
The lack of active opposition to endless wars isn’t a new normal, but something like the old normal.
January 31, 2022
Muhammad Ali Was Our Last Great American Hero
The American dream may be coming apart at the seams, but the glory of The Greatest is in full flower and still growing. Why?
January 25, 2022
What We Miss When We Say a War Has “Ended”
Bringing to light the kinship among American wars—and, by extension, their true significance—requires situating them in a single historical framework.
Andrew J. Bacevich
October 14, 2021
Meet Representative Elaine Luria, Chowderhead
The Virginia Democrat wants Congress to give the president the authority to go to war with China. Because the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution was such a shining success.
Andrew J. Bacevich
September 15, 2021
Blinken and Biden Are Right: Afghanistan Is Not Saigon
But not in the way they think.