Issues / War & Peace
Have you ever thought about just how strange this country's version of normal truly is? Let me make my point with a single, hardly noticed Washington Post news story that's been on my mind for a while. It represents the sort of reporting that, in our world, zips by with next to no reaction, despite the true weirdness buried in it.
Unchecked growth in intelligence agencies raises troubling questions and even affects how we interact with neighbors.
One reason the leak will not become Pentagon Papers 2.0 is that the contents tend to confirm, rather than contradict, news about Afghanistan.
The Vietnam War lasted four more years after the release of the Pentagon Papers.
House Republicans are sponsoring a resolution to make it that much easier to back an Israeli attack on Iran.
The United States has gone beyond imperial overstretch, and the result will be self-defeating.
What will become of incarcerated Wikileaker SPC. Bradley Manning?
United States fail to press the advantage in the Cheonan incident.
As success in Afghanistan becomes more uncertain, Conn Hallinan argues that the problem is not Afghanistan, but the entire concept of counterinsurgency.
The secretive national security world that Dana Priest and William Arkin catalogue in the Washington Post can't help but invoke Stalin.