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Jeffrey D. Sachs, USA 03/02/2018 0

Ending America’s Disastrous Role in Syria

Faced with an alarming risk of a renewed escalation of fighting, it’s time for the United Nations Security Council to step in and end the bloodshed.
Jefferson Morley, USA 02/19/2018 0

Is the Pentagon Endorsing Trump’s War on Democratic Institutions?

President Trump’s proposed military parade is the final test for the proverbial "adults in the room." So far, they are flunking.
Danny Sjursen, USA 02/09/2018 0

The War That Never Ends (for the U.S. Military High Command) — And It’s Not the War on Terror

A 50-year-old war, once labeled the longest in our history, is still alive and well and still being refought by one group of Americans: the military high command. And almost half a century later, they’re still losing it and blaming others for doing so.
Richard Eskow, USA 02/08/2018 0

Trump’s General Just Announced a New Cold War. Who Will Stop It?

It can only be stopped by a mass movement of people who are willing to stand against the reckless rush into chaos.
Juan Cole, USA 01/13/2018 0

Trump’s Disastrous Year In The Middle East

Chaos in Syria.
P.M. Carpenter, USA 01/06/2018 0

The fawning, bootlicking, brown-nosing vice president, Mike Pence

The Washington Post took a stopwatch and an abacus to the vice president's groveling today, and found that "over nearly three minutes, Pence offered plaudit after plaudit after plaudit, praising Trump's vision, his words, his strategy and his results in light of the passage of tax cuts.
Harry Blain, USA 01/05/2018 0

2017 Was a Banner Year for the Arms Industry

Arms companies have had a good year.
Geoffrey Fattig, USA 12/31/2017 0

How the U.S. Could Provoke a New Korean War

The bare bones of a deal with North Korea may exist, but senseless provocations could set off a conflict long before then.
Alfred W. McCoy, USA 11/15/2017 0

America Is Losing Yet Another Drug War—in Afghanistan

Opium is the fundamental factor driving the Taliban’s success, but try telling that to Donald Trump.