Tag: US military

William J. Astore: Military Dissent Is Not an Oxymoron

August 2016

Freeing Democracy from Perpetual War.

Norman Solomon: Welcome to Little America

July 2016

The most important US air force base you’ve never heard of.

Peter Van Buren: Back to the Future

April 2016

Five Questions That Weren't Asked During the 2012 Presidential Debates and Are Unlikely to Be Asked in 2016.

T. Christian Miller: About Face: US Military Seeks Historic Overhaul of Justice System

March 2016

Pentagon aims to fundamentally reform the way America’s men and women experience justice while in uniform.

William J. Astore: The US Military Suffers of Affluenza

February 2016

Showering the Pentagon with money and praise

It’s a $cam!

November 2015

The American way of war in the 21st century.

Tom Engelhardt: The Fog of Intelligence

October 2015

With a massive intelligence program, the US is still caught off guard

Chris Lombardi: The Bergdahl Discussion Dilemma

October 2015

The risky story-telling complicit in the public discourse on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

Pratap Chatterjee: Killing by Committee in the Global Wild West

July 2015

The perpetrators become the victims of drone warfare.

Dahr Jamail: Destroying What Remains

May 2015

How the US Navy plans to war game the Arctic.

Nick Turse: The Kids Aren’t All Right

May 2015

Presidential waivers, child soldiers, and an American-made army in Africa

From Baghdad to the Bakken

October 2014

American Empires: Home from the oil wars abroad, US service members and military contractors are flocking to North Dakota’s emerging boomtowns.

Heather Smith: Secrets

August 2013

On Chelsea Manning and the prices of disclosure.

Christie Thompson: Five Ways Congress is Trying to Curb Rape in the Military

June 2013

Senators have rushed to draft legislation to hold attackers accountable and provide support for victims.

Richard Falk: Ending Perpetual War? Endorsing Drone Warfare?

June 2013

President Obama, drone warfare, and the self-mystifying glories of American exceptionalism.

Noam Chomsky: Humanity Imperiled

June 2013

The path to disaster.

Andrew Bacevich: Naming Our Nameless War

May 2013

How many years will it be?

Jeremiah Goulka: It Doesn’t Take Much

April 2013

On almost getting PTSD in Iraq.

Dilip Hiro: The Great Afghan Corruption Scam

April 2013

How Operation Enduring Freedom mutated into Operation Enduring Corruption.

Dahr Jamail: Living with No Future

March 2013

Iraq, ten years later.

Nick Turse: “I Begged for Them to Stop”

February 2013

Waterboarding Americans and the Redefinition of Torture

Michael Klare: Powder Keg in the Pacific

January 2013

Will China-Japan-U.S. tensions in the Pacific ignite a conflict and sink the global economy?

Nick Turse: The New Obama Doctrine, A Six-Point Plan for Global War

June 2012

Civilian soldiers, drones, and cyber attacks are just a few elements of the Obama formula for contemporary war.