Tag: foreign affairs
David Vine: The Italian JobOctober 2013
How the Italian peninsula became a major center of U.S. military power.
Dafna Lizer, Michael Grabell, Jeff Larson: Flight Records Say Russia Sent Syria Tons of CashNovember 2012
he records of overflight requests show more than 200 tons of “bank notes” from Moscow to Damascus.
Alfred W. McCoy: Beyond Bayonets and BattleshipsNovember 2012
Technology is reshaping the face of U.S. military power, but is it for the best?
Richard Falk: Persisting Syrian DilemmasOctober 2012
Hope, wisdom, law, ethics, and spirituality in relation to killing and dying in Syria.
Tom Engelhardt: Monopolizing War?September 2012
War has become a sort of American monopoly–but the American people don’t seem to know, or care.
Richard Falk: Ten Years of AKP Leadership in TurkeySeptember 2012
There are heartening signs of improved relations between the civil and military arms of Turkey’s government, but much work remains.
Richard Falk: For What?July 2012
Richard Falk considers how he came to find himself so drawn to the Palestinian cause.
David Vine: The Lily-Pad StrategyJuly 2012
The Pentagon’s system of overseas bases is evolving, and a new model for warfare is evolving with it.
Jamal Mahjoub: The Half-Life of a RevolutionMay 2012
Egypt’s presidential election is a tremendous opportunity for the Egyptian people, but does not come without risks.
Belén Fernández: Honduras’ Illegitimate President and His Cheering SquadMay 2012
Honduran President Pepe Lobo received an International Leadership Award last week from the U.S. Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute. But why?
Staff Pick: Jordan HirschJune 2009
As the crisis in Iran has unfolded, one book has received numerous mentions across the blogosphere: Amir Taheri’s The Persian Night: Iran under the Khomeinist Revolution.