Category: Foreign Policy

avatar
William Blum: Is Bernie Sanders a Socialist?

Why does a person raised in a capitalist society become a socialist?

avatar
Ira Chernus: America’s New Vietnam in the Middle East

A Civil War Story About the Islamic State Might Spark a Peace Movement

avatar
Conn Hallinan: Hillary and the Urn of Ashes

They sent forth men to battle.                            But no such men return;                            And home, to claim their                                    welcome. Comes ashes in an urn.” –Ode from “Agamemnon” in the Greek tragedy the Oresteia by Aeschylus   Aeschylus—who had actually fought at Marathon in 490 BC, the battle Read more…

avatar
Edward S. Herman: Western Aggression: The Highest Form of Terrorism

The propaganda system is in fact a constituent of the permanent war system, hence a reliable supporter of wholesale terrorism

avatar
David Bacon: Why The B-52 Failed

Photo of the bombing of Hanoi Station on Christmas Day 1972, from the Hoa Lo Museum in Hanoi. On the plane to Hanoi earlier this month, I opened my copy of the New York Times to find an article by Dave Philipps: “After 60 Years, B-52’s Still Dominate the U.S. Fleet.” The piece stuck with Read more…

Ben Norton: Endless war will destroy us all

The U.S. military is the imperial hammer that sees every problem as a nail

Ted Snider: A Brief History of American Betrayal of the Kurds

This aiding the Kurds when we need them to fight for us and then abandoning them when they need us must be sounding very loud alarm bells for the Kurds

avatar
Ray McGovern: Iraq, Rumsfeld and Other Thugs

The more interesting story, in my view, is not that Rumsfeld was corrupt (yawn, yawn), but that so was his patsy, Air Force Gen. Richard Myers, the country’s top uniformed military officer

avatar
Edward S. Herman: Western Aggression is the Highest Form of Terrorism

The U.S. invaders of Iraq in 2003 proudly announced a “shock and awe” purpose in their opening assault, clearly designed to instill fear; that is, to terrorize the victim population along with the target security forces

avatar
Vincent Emanuele: I Helped Create ISIS

When I was stationed in Iraq with the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines from 2003-2005, I didn’t know what the repercussions of the war would be, but I knew there would be a reckoning.

1 2 3 353
WP-Backgrounds by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann
Skip to toolbar