US Wars and Military Action

Ride of the Valkyries Ride of the Valkyries

To the myth-makers of war, the Americans in Iraq look like the Russians in Chechnya.

Jun 24, 2003 / Feature / Matt Bivens

The Press and Private Lynch The Press and Private Lynch

The Pentagon was selling a patriotic tale. It found many eager buyers.

Jun 19, 2003 / Feature / Daphne Eviatar

Letter From Ground Zero Letter From Ground Zero

It is notoriously difficult to prove a negative. At what point can you be sure that something does not in fact exist?

Jun 12, 2003 / Editorial / Jonathan Schell

Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld And, Alas, Powell Talk To the American People Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld And, Alas, Powell Talk To the American People

They pushed the CIA to say That nukes could quickly come our way-- Saddam might, with a finger snap, Remove Chicago from the map.

Jun 12, 2003 / Column / Calvin Trillin

Missing WMD Scandal Missing WMD Scandal

"Intelligence gathered by this and other governments leaves no doubt that the Iraq regime continues to possess and conceal some of the most lethal weapons ever devised," George...

Jun 5, 2003 / Editorial / The Editors

Defending Show Trials Defending Show Trials

At long last, the military appears to be gearing up to try some of the Guantánamo Bay prisoners.

May 29, 2003 / Editorial / David Cole

Letter From Vietnam Letter From Vietnam

If Americans have done their best to forget the war, so have the Vietnamese.

May 22, 2003 / Feature / Peter Davis

Bringing the War Home Bringing the War Home

In the name of fighting terrorism, the Army has established a domestic command.

May 8, 2003 / Feature / Bob Dreyfuss

Weapons of Mass Delusion? Weapons of Mass Delusion?

Tom Friedman doesn't care if the United States ever finds weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

May 1, 2003 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Wars Wars

(A preventive-war anthem sung to the tune of "Trees," by Joyce Kilmer, with piano accompaniment)

Apr 24, 2003 / Column / Calvin Trillin