Tag: U.S. Military
Ann Jones: The Forgotten WarOctober 2013
The lack, or sheer failure, of the US exit strategy from Afghanistan’s ruined battlefields.
Nick Turse: The Pivot to AfricaSeptember 2013
On the startling size, scope, and growth of U.S. military operations on the African continent.
Cora Currier: Condolence Payments in the Drone WarAugust 2013
Does the U.S. pay families when drones kill innocent Yemenis?
Nick Turse: The Classic Military RunaroundJuly 2013
If you’re reporting on the U.S. military, always expect evasion.
Nick Turse: The Terror DiasporaJune 2013
The U.S. military and the unraveling of Africa.
Tom Engelhardt: Dumb and DumberFebruary 2013
A secret CIA drone base, a blowback world, and why Washington has no learning curve.
Anything That MovesJanuary 2013
Recently unearthed documents and testimony reveal that the U.S.’s war crimes in Vietnam were far more widespread—and egregious—than previously known.
Tom Engelhardt: The Pentagon as a Global NRAJanuary 2013
For Washington, there is no arms control abroad.
Justin Elliott: Have U.S. Drones Become a ‘Counterinsurgency Air Force’ for Our Allies?November 2012
Micah Zenko talks about the uncertain motives underlying US drone policy.
Nick Turse: Afghanistan’s Base BonanzaSeptember 2012
Despite years of talk about American withdrawal from Afghanistan, the number of military bases there has steadily expanded.
Brandon Lingle: Queen’s CreekAugust 2012
Back from Iraq, a veteran meditates on the past, present, and future of American warfare, and the small creek in Virginia where they all flow together.
Tom Engelhardt: It Couldn’t Happen Here, It Does Happen ThereJune 2012
The value of American—and Afghan—lives.
Richard Falk: U.S. Military Suicides and Palestinian Hunger StrikesJune 2012
What do the suicides of U.S. military personnel have in common with the food strikes put on by Palestinian detainees?