Posts Tagged: War On Terror
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.
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.
As ISIS loses territory, it returns to mass-casualty attacks against civilians. That's why military-first approaches to terrorism are doomed to failure.
Maybe we'll never see America's torturers behind bars. They should still have to tell the truth about what they did.
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.