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World War II
World War II news and analysis from The Nation
May 4, 2017
Why Can’t Americans Remember Anyone’s Death Other Than Those of Their Own?
A long history of war and terror has left America with a victim complex.
April 4, 2017
America Is a Nation at War With Itself
After years on the front lines, war and peace have become inextricable parts of a conflicting American cultural identity.
March 28, 2017
America Wants Peace for the World—By Any Means Necessary
When the quest for peace means violence and terror.
February 28, 2017
The Ways to Destroy Democracy
A new biography of Hitler offers us a warning from history.
Richard J. Evans
February 9, 2017
This WWII Military Strategy Perfectly Explains What Trump Is Doing to the Media
He’s making it difficult to pick out the signal from the noise.
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February 6, 2017
I Fled Nazi Germany, and I See Myself in Syrian Refugees
A Holocaust refugee speaks out against Trump’s Muslim ban.
December 20, 2016
Can Indigenous Okinawans Protect Their Land and Water From the US Military?
As construction finishes on six new helipads, demonstrations to remove the military are reaching a fever pitch.
September 28, 2016
Shimon Peres and the Zionist Nightmare
The former Israeli president was the very tragic hero of a not-funny comedy.
August 4, 2016
How Did GOP Presidential Nominations Decline From a World War II General to a Narcissistic TV Celebrity?
This does not represent progress.
Andrew J. Bacevich
July 19, 2016
A Brutal Account of Colonialism in Africa Just Showed Up in the Most Unlikely of Places: Hollywood
Bet you didn’t know the latest Tarzan movie was based on this story.