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Arms Spending news and analysis from The Nation
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Congress Needs to Stop Trump’s Escalation of the War on Syria
The president’s plans will only fan the country’s flames.
March 21, 2017
In Trump’s Budget, America Comes Last
Throwing money at the Pentagon, while cutting everywhere else, betrays the president’s promise to rebuild our country.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
March 16, 2017
How to Revive the Peace Movement in the Trump Era
We need to merge social-justice and antiwar activism.
March 14, 2017
Donald Trump, Movie Buff and Apparent Time Traveler, Can’t Get Over WWII
The president’s military strategy seems to be entirely rooted in old war movies.
Michael T. Klare
March 6, 2017
Trump’s Obsession With Generals Could Send Us Straight Into War With Iran
The president’s foreign-policy picks have set the stage for an aggressive military-first administration.
William D. Hartung
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February 28, 2017
Donald Trump Faces an Enormous Test Tonight
Will he pass it? (Spoiler: probably not.)
February 8, 2017
Steve Bannon Wants To Start World War III
His 2009 film,
, shows a hellishly bleak vision of our past, present, and future, driven by a magical belief in historical determinism.
Micah L. Sifry
February 2, 2017
Trump’s Military Ambitions Could Be Bad News for the Infrastructure He Promised to Improve
Proposed hikes in Pentagon spending wouldn’t just be a foreign-policy blunder—they would also accelerate inequality at home.
William D. Hartung
February 1, 2017
The Friends and Foes of Détente
The January 28 phone conversation between Presidents Trump and Putin signified their quest for a new détente, and its enemies quickly struck back.
Stephen F. Cohen
January 24, 2017
This Is How the New Cold War Turns Hot
American journalists keep saying Alexander Dugin is Putin’s ideological adviser. One problem: He's not.