Posts Tagged: drone war
The U.S. responded to a barbaric attack that killed 3,000 U.S. civilians with an ongoing barbaric air campaign of their own that's since produced “towers” of dead civilians in the Greater Middle East and Africa.
Trump's foreign policy isn't an alternative to U.S. empire. It's just a cruder rendition of it.
As ISIS loses territory, it returns to mass-casualty attacks against civilians. That's why military-first approaches to terrorism are doomed to failure.
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.