Tom Engelhardt

There is more than a little poetic justice in General John Abizaid's proposed posting to Riyadh.
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Donald J. Trump, as candidate and president, has trumped the attention span of this country, possibly of the planet.
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For Donald Trump, this is not going to end well. What began as a lark has turned into an albatross, and he now carries around
It's easy enough to compile a "best" and "worst" list, but what about bringing attention to important issues that went largely unreported in 2012? Some of the answers will still surprise you.
(Crossposted from NiemanWatchdog.org.) The mainstream media have always been easily distracted and beguiled -- but never
Why is America becoming so deeply involved in the mess that is Afghanistan?
Given the power and timeliness of this thoughtful, dreamlike memoir from a living hell, it's a particular honor to be releasing two long excerpts from the graphic novel version of Waltz with Bashir