Posts Tagged: military
Bogotá and Washington are negotiating an agreement for five military bases in Colombia that would escalate the U.S. military's presence in the region.
The latest assassination scandal reveals a longstanding congressional oversight problem.
Conn Hallinan shows how the map of conflict corresponds all too well with the map of future energy supplies.
The Nigerian military's joint task force is fighting its own people over access to oil-rich land. The international community needs to push for greater humanitarian access and peaceful resistance efforts in the Niger Delta region.
Grassroots leaders provide solutions for a just foreign policy in Africa.
It costs $250 billion a year to maintain the U.S. empire.
Rising arms exports may soon make weapons the major U.S. contribution to the world economy.
The Bush administration is gone, but covert operations are still going on.
He's better than his predecessor, but whether he's adding to an already gargantuan Pentagon budget or sending more troops to Afghanistan, Obama has maintained some disturbing continuities with Bush-era policies.
Dayl Wise is a Vietnam veteran, a poet, and editor of two collections of veteran poetry. Kathryn Zickuhr asks him his views on war and literature.