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War on Terror
War on Terror news and analysis from The Nation
May 12, 2022
Why Can’t Washington Break Its War Addiction?
American narcissism is only part of the answer.
May 11, 2022
Civic Engagement In an Age of Perpetual War
A conversation with Phil Klay about his new book
and the moral imperatives and ambiguities of civilian life amidst constant conflict.
March 21, 2022
A 20-Year Debacle in Afghanistan
Why the American war was destined for catastrophe and tragedy from the start.
February 24, 2022
With Violence, America Reaps What It Sows
The hum of the continuing violence embedded in this country’s war-making structure is so constant that most of us don’t even notice or question it.
February 17, 2022
America’s Disastrous 60-Year War
Most Americans simply take it for granted that war, or threats of war, having defined our immediate past, will define our future as well.
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February 14, 2022
Biden Is Fine With Mass Civilian Death
The hoarding of Afghanistan’s foreign reserves is a striking example of the administration’s capacity for brutality.
February 9, 2022
We Still Need an Anti-War Movement
The lack of active opposition to endless wars isn’t a new normal, but something like the old normal.
February 1, 2022
Turkey Helps ISIS Attack Rojava
The Kurdish people have sacrificed 13,000 lives in the fight against ISIS. Progressives should support their effort to build a secure base for direct democracy, feminism, and pluralism.
January 31, 2022
While Afghans Tried to Flee, Boris Johnson… Saved Dogs?
Leaked e-mails suggest the British PM OK’d the evacuation of rescue pets from Afghanistan last August—and they speak volumes about the occupation.
Ali M. Latifi
January 27, 2022
Are We Any Closer to Shutting Down Guantánamo?
In the legal quagmire the US has created, there is no easy answer.
Karen J. Greenberg