Issues / War & Peace
Misplaced money, cost overruns, contractors gone wild: the Pentagon is in dire need of austerity and oversight.
The former White House press secretary is right: mainstream journalists were "deferential, complicit enablers" in the lead up to the Iraq War. But Congress surrendered its voice and failed to question the intelligence.
Over the last two years, some of the most energized movements opposing the war have not been those made up of civilians but those who have served on the front lines.
Calls for further sanctions on Iran may have a bigger impact than anyone imagines.
The U.S. rationale for skipping the cluster bomb negotiations is truly off the wall.
The Iraq War is morally troublesome and many of our soldiers are suffering the consequences.
The religion of privatization: fully tested in Iraq. Ready for the discard pile.
War and poverty make these islands something less than paradise.
More than 100 countries are meeting to ban cluster bombs. Where's the United States?
The Bush administration and peace groups agree: a civilian corps for post-conflict reconstruction is urgently needed.