Regions / North America
The creation of the United Nations Information Organization was the first step the Allied powers took towards turning back and defeating the Axis.
In World War II, the Allies realized that winning the information war would be essential to their eventual success.
As with the debt-ceiling deal, there's no end to the largesse that the Obama administration bestows on the nuclear weapons program.
The project intends to show how the United Nations was born in 1942, creating a relatively stable and peaceful post-war international system.
Deterrence has long outlived its usefulness.
Congress is cutting left and right. Will they also cut empire?
Islamophobes, passing themselves off as experts on Islam, have ingratiated themselves with the U.S. political establishment and intelligence agencies.
Arms control in a U.S. context tends to evoke more discussion about domestic gun ownership than, say, arms sales to repressive regimes.
What could be more tasteless and less profitable than a national park system commemorating the development of nuclear weapons?
The Nation's Robert Dreyfuss has been a little too optimistic about the imminence of defense cuts.