Regions / Somalia
When our soldiers kill and die in fruitless wars we don’t know about and can’t end, we’re not a democracy anymore — we’re an empire. And perhaps a fading one at that.
As the war on terror enters its 17th year, it's clear that abuses of power by one administration lead to abuses by the next.
If the war on terror has taught us one thing, it's that harsh laws targeting non-citizens will eventually be extended to citizens, too.
As famine descends on a huge swath of the globe, the White House is rolling back aid, ramping up conflict, and risking more climate chaos.
Even some critiques of Donald Trump's Muslim ban contain unfortunate stereotypes.
Already Trump is super-charging U.S. militarism, gutting diplomacy, and punishing the victims of wars Washington started.
Obama officials have repeatedly expressed a commitment to killing large numbers of ISIS fighters. Will Trump take it even further?
Many of the GOP front-runner's worst proposals are playing out already.
When the president wants to fulfill a constitutional duty — like nominating a Supreme Court justice — Congress is up in arms. When he launches a blatantly unconstitutional war, it shrugs.
The politicization of humanitarian aid poses a huge moral dilemma for NGO workers.