Issues / War & Peace
Exactly what is waterboarding a prisoner 83 -- or 183 -- times supposed to accomplish?
British objections to how Algeria handled its hostage situation and a recent visit by one of its boy bands to Ghana highlight U.S. and European condescension towards Africa.
As in: come home to roost.
At the very least least, Chuck Hagel knows war intimately.
Nuclear weapons and voter ignorance are a lethal mix.
No one seems to see the slightest contradiction in an administration that calls for legal limits on advanced weaponry in the U.S., yet is working assiduously to remove barriers to the sale of advanced weaponry overseas.
It may be a launching pad to push much farther to end our wars, close military bases, and cut Pentagon funding.
Nick Turse's new book uses personal portraits to reveal an often ignored commonality of U.S. wars.
Its capabilities are limited, but so is its mission.
The powerful Israel lobby faces a dilemma over President Obama's likely appointment of former Sen. Chuck Hagel to head the Pentagon.