Posts Tagged: drone war
In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.
When the CIA wants to keep something from its operatives, it simply lies to them. Those lies make their way to Congress, and eventually into history.
Our foreign policy is aggressive, parochial, and hard-hearted. Unless voters finally demand differently, our next president will be the same.
City by city, state by state, the Middle East is being laid to waste — and then we’re bombing the rubble.
In its failure to prosecute bona fide war criminals, the Obama administration has left the door open for all manner of rights abusers to succeed it.
How the Pentagon is using the "ISIS crisis" to expand its footprint in the Horn of Africa.
As leaked documents obtained by the Intercept reveal, the drone war is likely creating more terrorists than it's killing.
There may be a responsible way to fight the Islamic State, but the U.S. will have to leave its boots in the closet and the drones in the hangar.
If he wants to save his legacy on Africa, Barack Obama will have to be more than a shill for U.S. security firms and corporations.
Someday in the distant future, I hope you’ll read this letter and smile indulgently at my worst fears.