Tag: George W. Bush
Andrew J. Bacevich: Malarkey on the PotomacNovember 2014
Five bedrock Washington assumptions that are hot air.
Ann Jones: The Missing Women of AfghanistanNovember 2014
After thirteen years of war, the rule of men, not law.
Rory Fanning: Thank You for Your Valor, Thank You for Your Service…October 2014
Still on the thank-you tour-of-duty circuit, thirteen years later.
William J. Astore: Investing in Junk ArmiesOctober 2014
Why American efforts to create foreign armies fail.
Tom Engelhardt: How America Made ISISSeptember 2014
Their videos and ours, their “caliphate” and ours.
Patrick Cockburn: Why Washington’s War on Terror FailedAugust 2014
The underrated Saudi connection.
Jonathan Schell: The Path to a New 1914?July 2014
How America chose war after 9/11.
Peter Van Buren: What We’ve Lost Since 9/11June 2014
Taking down the First Amendment in post-constitutional America.
Richard Falk: Obama and Hubris at West PointJune 2014
Rejecting mindless militarism won't be the end of ultranationalism.
Mark Danner: In the Darkness of Dick CheneyFebruary 2014
The smile of secret power.
Lewis Hyde: Coyote Installs DemocracyMarch 2013
A prose poem on Bush’s chauvinist rhetoric, the torture at Abu Ghraib, and other devastating aspects of the War in Iraq—ten years to the day after it began.
Cora Currier: Drone Strikes Test Legal Grounds for War on TerrorFebruary 2013
What constitutes 'necessary and appropriate force'?
Alfred W. McCoy: Beyond Bayonets and BattleshipsNovember 2012
Technology is reshaping the face of U.S. military power, but is it for the best?
Harry Boyte: Did We Build It?September 2012
A history of the concept of the commonwealth in American politics sheds some light on who exactly is the we in We Built It.
Robert Reich: George W. Bush as Hurricane IsaacAugust 2012
Hurricane Isaac may end up reminding voters of the legacy of George W. Bush.
Alfred W. McCoy: Impunity at Home, Rendition AbroadAugust 2012
How two administrations and both parties made illegality the American way of life.
Michael T. Klare: Is Barack Obama Morphing Into Dick Cheney?June 2012
President Obama's approach to energy policy is surprisingly close Dick Cheney's. What this tells us about America's new nationalism.