Posts Tagged: War On Terror
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.
The war on terror was supposed to be about making our country safer. As a Muslim American, I don’t feel safer at all.
These generals couldn't conquer Iraq or Afghanistan. But under Trump, they've conquered Washington.
ISIS may be on its way out, but the Iraqi city has a long road ahead.
If the war on terror has taught us one thing, it's that harsh laws targeting non-citizens will eventually be extended to citizens, too.
The "war on terror" has killed millions of innocent people. You don't have to be a "bad Muslim" to oppose that.
The Trump administration may be preparing to bring back torture, extraordinary rendition, and indefinite detention — with Neil Gorsuch's help.
Obama officials have repeatedly expressed a commitment to killing large numbers of ISIS fighters. Will Trump take it even further?
If Trump really sought to make America great again, he'd extricate the U.S. from war. But early signs aren't promising.