Issues / War & Peace
With all his talk of war and terrorism, the president seems to be edging closer to the stances of the previous administration.
The Bush administration is gone, but covert operations are still going on.
Columnist Frida Berrigan gives us the good, the bad, and the mixed news on the campaign to abolish nuclear weapons.
The Bush administration used marine protection as a cover for consolidating U.S. bases in the Pacific. The new president must reverse this policy.
Nancy Pelosi's record on the Middle East tacks right and undermines human rights.
He's better than his predecessor, but whether he's adding to an already gargantuan Pentagon budget or sending more troops to Afghanistan, Obama has maintained some disturbing continuities with Bush-era policies.
The Pentagon touts a victory for the Africa Command's support of a recent Ugandan incursion into Congo. Media reports suggest otherwise.
Obama should end the institutional impunity to which American commanders and U.S. military allies have become accustomed.
Is the United States running out of power at this time of economic crisis?
Dayl Wise is a Vietnam veteran, a poet, and editor of two collections of veteran poetry. Kathryn Zickuhr asks him his views on war and literature.