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Dave Lindorff, USA 01/16/2018 0

Time to Call out US Militarism for What It Is: The Key Threat to America’s Security

No more worshiping of the military
Tom Engelhardt, USA 01/16/2018 0

Mapping a World From Hell: 76 Countries Are Now Involved in Washington’s War on Terror

He left Air Force Two behind and, unannounced, “shrouded in secrecy,” flew on an unmarked C-17 transport plane into Bagram Air Base, the largest American garrison in Afghanistan. All news of his visit was embargoed until an hour before he was to depart the country.
Juan Cole, USA 01/13/2018 0

Trump’s Disastrous Year In The Middle East

Chaos in Syria.
Harry Blain, USA 01/05/2018 0

2017 Was a Banner Year for the Arms Industry

Arms companies have had a good year.
Andrea Germanos, USA 01/03/2018 0

US-Led Assault on Mosul Killed Ten Times More Iraqi Civilians Than Military Admitted

New investigation sheds further light on the brutally high cost to civilians of the war on terror
Emma Ashford, USA 01/03/2018 0

All I Want for Christmas…Is Information about U.S. Military Deployments

2017 has been a year of massive expansion for the Global War on Terror, but you could be forgiven for not noticing. In addition to the media focus on the ongoing chaos in the Trump White House, the Pentagon has consistently avoided disclosing where and who America’s armed forces are engaged in fighting until forced to do so.
Danny Sjursen, USA 01/02/2018 0

Three Administrations, But One Standard Playbook for Endless War

From Bush to Obama to Trump, it's just more of the same on overseas war.
Tess Bridgeman, USA 12/31/2017 0

US “Confronting” Iran Inside Syria: Spoiling for an Unlawful Fight?

Beyond the obvious geopolitical implications, seeking out a military confrontation with Iran in Syria for the purpose of preventing it “from cementing its military presence in Syria” may skirt both domestic and international law.
Nick Turse, Italy 12/30/2017 0

Donald Trump’s First Year Sets Record for U.S. Special Ops: Elite Commandos Deployed to 149 Countries in 2017

“We don’t know exactly where we’re at in the world, militarily, and what we’re doing,” said Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, in October.
Jeffrey D. Sachs, USA 12/24/2017 0

Stopping Armageddon

The United States faces a trap of its own making. For decades, this country has forcibly overthrown regimes it deemed to be hostile to US interests. North Korea fears that it is next.