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War on Terror
War on Terror news and analysis from The Nation
February 5, 2018
10 Commonsense Tricks to Curb the Pentagon’s Endless Wars
Isn’t it finally time to apply a little reason to our disastrous pattern of war-making?
William J. Astore
January 31, 2018
A Conversation With Richard Falk, Part 2
On Israel, Palestine, and his work as a UN special rapporteur.
January 30, 2018
How the Courts Have Stymied Trump
Along with citizen activism, they have proven to be an important safeguard of constitutional liberty—but the Supreme Court has yet to weigh in.
January 29, 2018
Today’s Wars Are Based on a Fundamental Misunderstanding of History
Until we correct it, we can count on ceaseless, tragic war.
January 16, 2018
Will Our Endless Wars Fuel the Next Populist Revolt?
The lives lost and money wasted are real. The only question is who has the courage to state that the emperor has no clothes.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
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January 12, 2018
My Client Has Spent More Than a Third of His Life Imprisoned in Guantánamo
Now, 16 years after the prison opened, Sharqawi Al Hajj has joined a legal challenge to end his indefinite detention.
January 9, 2018
A New Poll Shows the Public Is Overwhelmingly Opposed to Endless US Military Interventions
There is a wide bipartisan majority that seeks an American foreign policy of realism and restraint.
January 4, 2018
A New Map Shows the Alarming Spread of the US War on Terror
American counterterrorism forces are in far, far more countries than you realize.
December 20, 2017
Why Russians Think ‘America Is Waging War Against Russia’
Russiagaters allege, with no evidence, that “Russia attacked America” in 2016, but many Russians believe—with reasonable cause—that the US has been attacking their country for 25 years.
Stephen F. Cohen
December 19, 2017
There’s One Way That Donald Trump Is No Different From Obama
New president, same old American wars.