Tag: George W. Bush

Andrew J. Bacevich: Malarkey on the Potomac

November 2014

Five bedrock Washington assumptions that are hot air.

Ann Jones: The Missing Women of Afghanistan

November 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 Armies

October 2014

Why American efforts to create foreign armies fail.

Tom Engelhardt: How America Made ISIS

September 2014

Their videos and ours, their “caliphate” and ours.

Patrick Cockburn: Why Washington’s War on Terror Failed

August 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 9/11

June 2014

Taking down the First Amendment in post-constitutional America.

Richard Falk: Obama and Hubris at West Point

June 2014

Rejecting mindless militarism won't be the end of ultranationalism.

Mark Danner: In the Darkness of Dick Cheney

February 2014

The smile of secret power.

Lewis Hyde: Coyote Installs Democracy

March 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 Terror

February 2013

What constitutes 'necessary and appropriate force'?

Alfred W. McCoy: Beyond Bayonets and Battleships

November 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 Isaac

August 2012

Hurricane Isaac may end up reminding voters of the legacy of George W. Bush.

Alfred W. McCoy: Impunity at Home, Rendition Abroad

August 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.