Posts Tagged: Iraq War
The president once distanced himself from the Bush legacy. Now he's brought back the architects of its darkest moments.
Americans spend $32 million per hour on wars started during the Bush administration.
The White House seems hell bent on hijacking an Olympic moment of inter-Korean unity.
U.S. Special Forces now blanket most of the world, yet terrorist groups continue to proliferate. Maybe militarism isn't the solution.
Trump's racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse.
Even a limited war with North Korea would kill millions, devastate the environment, and bankrupt the U.S. Preventing it should be the peace movement's highest priority.
After a high-profile embarrassment in Niger, the Pentagon is gearing up to deepen its already growing presence in Africa.
Imagine telling the family of a fallen soldier they died to ensure Saudi hegemony in the Gulf, an eternal Guantanamo, or the spread of terror groups and refugees.
Successive U.S. military interventions upended the very international system the U.S. once pledged to uphold. Now the world faces the twin challenges of ISIS and Trump.
These generals couldn't conquer Iraq or Afghanistan. But under Trump, they've conquered Washington.