War and Peace

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

‘The Vietnam Syndrome’ ‘The Vietnam Syndrome’

The Kerrey revelations raise anew issues of morality and military power.

Jun 21, 2001 / Feature / Richard Falk

Star Wars Foes Hit DC Star Wars Foes Hit DC

The two sisters from the Our Lady of Angels convent had driven down from Pennsylvania with a message for their Congressman: Say no to Star Wars. It was proving a tough sell.

Jun 13, 2001 / Feature / Matt Bivens

Russian Nuclear Roulette Russian Nuclear Roulette

A baccalaureate should be an occasion to celebrate the present and express optimism about the future, but I must come to you today with very bad news about Russia, my subject of s...

Jun 7, 2001 / Feature / Stephen F. Cohen

The New Nuclear Danger The New Nuclear Danger

Policies are more confused than at any time since the weapons were invented.

Jun 7, 2001 / Feature / Jonathan Schell

We’re All Ears We’re All Ears

What sticks in my mind more than any particular accomplishment of the supersecret National Security Agency is its mammoth size. Only a few miles from my home, I now know, exists a...

May 31, 2001 / Books & the Arts / Dusko Doder

The Battle of Algiers The Battle of Algiers

A new memoir stirs long-suppressed memories of the “war without a name.”

May 31, 2001 / Books & the Arts / Adam Shatz

State Outsources Secret War State Outsources Secret War

Best known as a place where the Air Force shoots satellites into orbit, the Eastern Space and Missile Center--just south of the Kennedy Space Center in Florida's Brevard County--w...

May 23, 2001 / Feature / Jason Vest

Lost in Space Lost in Space

A report by Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's Space Commission advocates circumventing the intent of international laws that seek to keep space free from war and urges that t...

May 17, 2001 / Editorial / Karl Grossman and Judith Long

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