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Trump's “dream team” of generals highlights America’s striking twenty-first-century embrace of militarism — and drift away from democracy.
This year's lowlights from world politics, the culture wars, and the military-industrial complex.
The brass asked for a report on eliminating waste. When investigators found some, the military buried it.
One or two bomb throwers can blow up the international community. Trump is appointing a whole cabinet of them.
During the Cold War, the CIA did everything it’s accusing Russia of doing today — and more.
As Donald Trump ascends to the White House, he's wading into the most dangerous conflict on the globe.
Thousands of miles from Standing Rock, in the Indian Ocean, another indigenous group understands what it's like to be displaced and ignored by the U.S. government.
Donald Trump is set to unravel not only the accomplishments of Barack Obama but the very United States itself.
From the Big Lie to torture and sectarian violence, the U.S. and the Middle East are still paying the price for our moral perversions in Iraq.
Before he leaves office, Obama should set up a truth commission on the Iraq War.