Tag: US military

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.