Going back to the Vietnam era, there was the now infamous claim, "we have turned the corner in Vietnam." When American troops
It was never going to be easy to govern America in a progressive fashion, given the scale of the economic crisis left in place by the Bush Administration and the destabilized nature of the Middle East in the wake of the Iraq War.
Empire Of Chaos Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com The one thing you could say about empires is that, at or near their height
As a serious scholar, Mr. Andreas realized that entry-level education about peace cannot start with 500 page tomes on diplomacy, foreign policy and preventable wars.
Jackie and Dunlap on Colin Powell's email hack. Dunlap can't quit saying "dicking bimbos." But then, neither can you, probably. Also: Trump, Hillary, Bush, goats, Dr. Oz, Colin Kaepernick.
The enemies of my enemy may be war criminals.
When we say that putting George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, and other top officials in their administration in prison for war crimes would be justice, we endorse a criminal justice system that is more criminal than just, and where torture is a daily occurrence.
The next U.S. President will appoint three, possibly four, Supreme Court Justices. If that person is Trump, those justices will be right-wing hardliners who believe in the supremacy of the corporate oligarchy.
Given all the electoral noise surrounding "big beautiful walls" and calls for mass deportations of the alleged rapists and other criminals streaming across the U.S.-Mexico border, it is very easy to lose track of one simple and powerful fact: no relationship affects the United States more than our relationship with Mexico.
By the time my scout platoon and I got there (part of the 25th Infantry Division) in late 2007, the American military was in full-on strategy switch mode to counterinsurgency (COIN).