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US Wars and Military Action news and analysis from The Nation
November 10, 2022
The Perils of Fortress NATO, Gatekeepers to Europe’s Walled Garden
The West’s exclusive focus on Ukraine is creating a new global divide.
November 8, 2022
How to Survive Our Apocalyptic Future
This world, however finite with its increasingly overwhelming problems, is still precious to me and worth a good fight. I can’t turn away from tomorrow.
November 7, 2022
The Problem With “Jihad, Rehab” Isn’t Filmmaker Meg Smaker’s Color or Religion
The idea that a white woman cannot make a film about non-white men is absurd. But as “Meg,” the film’s narrator, her voice is the voice of the cop.
November 3, 2022
In the World’s Obituary, Who Will Have the Last Word?
Give humanity credit. When it comes to our urge to destroy, we seem to see no limits, not even those of our own existence.
October 28, 2022
Biden’s Embarrassing Saudi Failure
The latest diplomatic fiasco underlines America’s continuing vulnerability to interference from oil-rich autocracies.
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October 27, 2022
Will the Haitian Crisis Lead to Yet Another Military Intervention?
With gangs holding the country hostage, and violence spinning out of control, the US and the UN play pass the parcel.
October 26, 2022
What’s the US Military Doing in Africa?
If it were up to the Pentagon, we’d never find out.
October 21, 2022
What We Should Have Learned From the War on Terror
And what it can teach us about the future of the crisis in Ukraine.
Karen J. Greenberg
October 20, 2022
Want World Peace? Ban the Home Run.
The dream of the game-changing home run has shaped our approach to so much, from sports to geopolitics—most significantly, our ability to solve problems through reason and diplomacy.
October 17, 2022
The Saudi Regime Isn’t Afraid of Joe Biden
Despite widespread disgust at Saudi perfidy, odds are that crackpot realism will once again trump human rights—or even the national interest.