Posts Tagged: drone war
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.
From the comfortable alt-rock of PJ Harvey to the hypnotic antagonism of Anohni, new protest music offers a relief from the official rhythms of war and peace.
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.