Skip to content
War on Terror
Forgot Your Password?
your online access
US Wars and Military Action
US Wars and Military Action news and analysis from The Nation
Today 5:45 am
Our Family Members Died on 9/11. We Want to See Guantánamo Bay Closed.
Republican senators say keeping Guantánamo open is the only way to get justice. We know otherwise.
June 15, 2021
Biden Has an Opportunity to Begin Rebuilding the US’s Fractured Relationship With Russia
Relations between the United States and Russia have reached a particularly perilous moment.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
June 8, 2021
We Don’t Have Time to Waste on Cold Wars
The US and China are the world’s two greatest carbon emitters—if they can’t figure out how to cooperate, the future of humanity is grim.
May 31, 2021
As the War Ends, So Too Must the Detention of Guantánamo Bay Prisoners Detained in Connection to It
There are 28 men still detained at Guantánamo Bay in connection with the war in Afghanistan who must be released.
Rear Admiral (Ret.) Donald J. Guter
Rear Admiral (Ret.) John Hutson
May 27, 2021
Biden’s Pledge to Rein In Arms Deals Is Already Eroding
Backed by the weapons industry, Trump secured massive arms sales with Israel and elsewhere in the Middle East. Will Biden be different?
William D. Hartung
GET UNLIMITED DIGITAL ACCESS FOR LESS THAN $3 A MONTH!
May 26, 2021
The Military Needs A New Way to Handle Sexual Assault
A new bill proposed by Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Joni Ernst is a good start, but it’s not enough.
May 20, 2021
Decrying Netanyahu’s ‘Racist Nationalism,’ Bernie Tells the Senate, ‘Palestinian Lives Matter’
As the UN describes Gaza as “hell on Earth,” Sanders seeks to prohibit the transfer of $735 million in new US bombs and munitions to Israel.
May 20, 2021
Foreign Wars Will Jeopardize Biden’s Rescue Plans
Biden needs to learn from LBJ’s mistakes: Progressive domestic policy and hawkish foreign policy can’t coexist.
Andrew J. Bacevich
May 19, 2021
The Pentagon Inflates the Chinese Nuclear Threat in a Push for New Intercontinental Missiles
Every US military service is seeking more money than before, and each one is touting the importance of their weapons in overcoming the Chinese military threat.
Michael T. Klare
May 14, 2021
Joe Biden’s Pentagon Honeymoon
The president’s first 100 days were a Pentagon prize.