Tag: war on terror
Why refusing to attack Syria matters.
The U.S. is at war with Al Qaeda and “associated forces.” But the government won’t say who those forces are.
Living in a one-superpower world (or Edward Snowden vs. Robert Seldon Lady)
We’re not moving toward a surveillance state; we live in the heart of one.
President Obama, drone warfare, and the self-mystifying glories of American exceptionalism.
How many years will it be?
England’s war on terror has become a war on women and children.
How exactly does the U.S. government define ‘militant activity’?
What constitutes ‘necessary and appropriate force’?
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.
Calls for a Western intervention in northern Mali, now being called “Africa’s Afghanistan,” rely on logical fallacies and ignore recent history.
Dilip Hiro describes how the Pakistani government has outmaneuvered Washington to the tune of several billion dollars.
Journalist Joshua Phillips on the left media’s standard torture story, untrained soldiers making it up as they go, and becoming a suicide hotline.
Why fight wars our president doesn’t believe in and we can’t pay for? asks retired colonel and military historian Andrew Bacevich.
From stepped up drone attacks, backsliding on torture, the Afghan surge, has Obama doubled down on Bush’s bets? Editor Joel Whitney interviews Tariq Ali on his new book. Recorded live at Asia Society.
Newman discusses Padilla’s case, his state of mind and why the Bush administration’s position sets an ugly precedent.