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James J. Zogby, USA 03/02/2018 0

The Iraq War: Fifteen Years Later

The most consequential disaster in recent US history.
Whitney Webb, USA 02/27/2018 0

Cindy Sheehan and the Women’s March on the Pentagon: A Movement, Not Just a Protest

Sheehan was taken aback by how some prominent organizers of the recent Women’s March were unwilling to express anti-war positions and argued for excluding the issue of peace entirely from the event and movement as a whole.
Tom Engelhardt, USA 02/26/2018 0

Whistling Past the Graveyard (of Empires)

A trip down memory lane, Pentagon-style
Stephanie Savell, USA 02/24/2018 0

America Has Spent $5.6 Trillion on the War on Terror … and Counting

When it comes to America’s wars, more than 16 years later our generals are victorious. Not, of course, in the distant lands where those conflicts grind on unendingly, but in the one place that matters: Washington, D.C
Reese Erlich, USA 02/22/2018 0

The U.S. Is Permanently Occupying Northern Syria, and That’s Trouble

How did the United States get tangled up in another Mideast quagmire?
Kevin Zeese, USA 01/29/2018 0

No Foreign Bases: Challenging the Footprint of US Empire

The United States cannot be a moral or ethical country until it faces up to the realities of US empire and the destruction it causes around the world.
Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, USA 01/27/2018 0

When the US Pledged Not to Intervene in Iran’s Internal Affairs

The 1981 Algiers Accords laid out the legal framework for US-Iranian relations, including provisions forbidding interference in each other’s internal politics and a ban on trade sanctions. One party to the agreement violated it terms almost as soon as the ink was dry.
John Feffer, USA 01/26/2018 0

The U.S. Has Treated Poor Countries Like Shitholes for Decades

The United States has never invaded Norway. It has never bombed Oslo. It has never rounded up Norwegians and thrown them in Guantanamo.
Harry Blain, USA 01/05/2018 0

2017 Was a Banner Year for the Arms Industry

Arms companies have had a good year.
Tom Engelhardt, USA 11/08/2017 0

Tomgram: Engelhardt, Doing Bin Laden’s Bidding

Osama Bin Laden’s America Niger, 9/11, and Apocalyptic Humiliation