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In 45 countries, U.S. military bases prop up undemocratic regimes of all sorts, while often interfering with local campaigns for democracy.
Trump's version of making up with Muslims apparently involves selling $110 billion worth of arms to the most reactionary Muslim country on the planet.
If the Trump administration truly wants to find a way out of the wars in the Middle East, it should stop arming, aiding, and abetting the ruthless Saudi regime.
Military leaders want more troops to help prop up an unaccountable Afghan government — one that even Afghans aren't interested in dying for.
The president didn’t just want the FBI to stop investigating his friend Mike Flynn. He wanted it to arrest journalists.
In the aftermath of Watergate, the country turned to the left. Are progressives positioned to capitalize on Trump's stumbles today?
The wars America is already fighting are going to cost trillions. The cost of the ones to come is almost incomprehensible.
While China, Europe, and several U.S. states are reaping the rewards of transitioning to renewables, the Trump administration appears dead-set on propping up a dying dirty industry.
Trump wants to "renegotiate" trade deals like NAFTA. But there's no evidence he wants to fix their corrosive impact on labor protections or environmental standards.
How a growing technology gap between the U.S. and its nuclear-armed rivals could lead to the unraveling of arms control agreements — and even nuclear war.