Tag: US military
William J. Astore: Military Dissent Is Not an OxymoronAugust 2016
Freeing Democracy from Perpetual War.
Norman Solomon: Welcome to Little AmericaJuly 2016
The most important US air force base you’ve never heard of.
Peter Van Buren: Back to the FutureApril 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 SystemMarch 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 AffluenzaFebruary 2016
Showering the Pentagon with money and praise
Tom Engelhardt: It’s a $cam!November 2015
The American way of war in the 21st century.
Tom Engelhardt: The Fog of IntelligenceOctober 2015
With a massive intelligence program, the US is still caught off guard
Chris Lombardi: The Bergdahl Discussion DilemmaOctober 2015
The risky story-telling complicit in the public discourse on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Pratap Chatterjee: Killing by Committee in the Global Wild WestJuly 2015
The perpetrators become the victims of drone warfare.
Dahr Jamail: Destroying What RemainsMay 2015
How the US Navy plans to war game the Arctic.
Nick Turse: The Kids Aren’t All RightMay 2015
Presidential waivers, child soldiers, and an American-made army in Africa
From Baghdad to the BakkenOctober 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: SecretsAugust 2013
On Chelsea Manning and the prices of disclosure.
Christie Thompson: Five Ways Congress is Trying to Curb Rape in the MilitaryJune 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 ImperiledJune 2013
The path to disaster.
Andrew Bacevich: Naming Our Nameless WarMay 2013
How many years will it be?
Jeremiah Goulka: It Doesn’t Take MuchApril 2013
On almost getting PTSD in Iraq.
Dilip Hiro: The Great Afghan Corruption ScamApril 2013
How Operation Enduring Freedom mutated into Operation Enduring Corruption.
Dahr Jamail: Living with No FutureMarch 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 PacificJanuary 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 WarJune 2012
Civilian soldiers, drones, and cyber attacks are just a few elements of the Obama formula for contemporary war.