US Wars and Military Action

Liberating Vieques Liberating Vieques

When George W. Bush announced from Sweden on June 14 that he planned to pull the US Navy out of the Puerto Rican island of Vieques by 2003, it struck some as odd when he referred ...

Jun 21, 2001 / Editorial / Angelo Falcón

Rogue Nation Rogue Nation

News that the United States has been voted off the UN Human Rights Commission and the UN international drug monitoring board has elicited vows of revenge from conservatives in Con...

May 10, 2001 / Editorial / The Editors

Leave No Child Behind? Leave No Child Behind?

I scanned all the cheap effusions that followed the Bob Kerrey disclosures, looking for just one mention of just one name. Ron Ridenhour. Ron was the GI who got wind of the My La...

May 10, 2001 / Column / Christopher Hitchens

War and Accountability War and Accountability

What exactly Bob Kerrey did one night in a Vietnamese community should concern every citizen.

May 3, 2001 / Editorial / Jonathan Schell

Memorial Day Powell 1991

Colin Powell’s Vietnam Fog Colin Powell’s Vietnam Fog

The war was years ago, but that does not excuse misrepresenting one's participation in it.

May 2, 2001 / Feature / David Corn

Time to Bring the Troops Home Time to Bring the Troops Home

America's provocative military posture in Asia makes war with China more likely.

Apr 26, 2001 / Feature / Chalmers Johnson

Confronting Iraq Confronting Iraq

George W. Bush's description of the US-British bombing of Iraq as a "routine mission" unwittingly summed up the mechanical nature of the US-British air operations in Iraq, which...

Feb 23, 2001 / Editorial / The Editors

Salter’s Flight Path Salter’s Flight Path

We have many male authors known for loving women, fewer known for loving men. Love that is not overtly homoerotic--resolutely heterosexual, in fact--can take on an intimacy and pu...

Feb 23, 2001 / Books & the Arts / Eric Weinberger

Vietnam: ‘Quagmire’ Quackery Vietnam: ‘Quagmire’ Quackery

Another book on the Vietnam War? Yes, and one well worth our attention. Enough time has now passed that A.J. Langguth's Our Vietnam: The War 1954-1975 serves not only as a wonder...

Feb 15, 2001 / Books & the Arts / David Rudenstine

The Emperor’s Old Clothes The Emperor’s Old Clothes

Bush's national security advisers aren't up to the tasks before them.

Feb 1, 2001 / Feature / Bruce Cumings