Issues / War & Peace
Appealing to jingoism is certainly easier than prompting national introspection, but is priming an audience for blood what we call art today?
Why then do we invest nothing at all at collecting, studying, assessing and exploiting peace-related intelligence?
The United States military is its own worst enemy, "witch" burning, healthcare overseas, and other assorted errata.
While the official narrative of the Obama administration is sceptical of arming militant groups in Syria, divisions within the administration leave the door open for any number of policies toward the country.
Why are states allowed to implement nuclear energy without a sufficient emergency preparedness program?
In one region of the world - in this century at least - the sun never rose on US-choreographed torture.
There is no evidence that Israel's attack on Syria was designed to, as claimed, prevent the transfer of anti-aircraft missiles to Hezbollah.
The Washington Post, along with other news outlets, had by "an informal arrangement" agreed two years ago to suppress news of a secret Saudi drone base - at the request of the Obama administration.
Make no mistake: the Obama administration's "pivot to Asia" is all about containing China.
The U.S. government may be legally obligated to defend Japan.