Issues / War & Peace
From Hawaii to Okinawa, Pacific islands seem relegated to serve as neverland vacation getaways — as well as outposts for our military empire.
If Trump wants to make an early mark with North Korea, it should be with the only thing that's ever worked: diplomacy.
A winning (losing) formula would look something like: Rush headlong into new conflicts. Create failed states. Prop up dictatorships. Alienate the public. Sound familiar?
No one expected Trump to be a peace president, but he seems bent on taking us to the verge of World War III.
As famine descends on a huge swath of the globe, the White House is rolling back aid, ramping up conflict, and risking more climate chaos.
Trump's wars are now all over the map. The peace movement can fight back by joining already thriving intersectional campaigns.
It's blustery nationalism plus the conventional pieties of the foreign policy establishment.
Many architects of the Iraq War openly hope Trump will go further in pursuing regime change in Syria — and then Iran.
Now that he cares about the fate of Syrian children, Trump should open up our country — not bomb theirs.
The Trump administration may be preparing to bring back torture, extraordinary rendition, and indefinite detention — with Neil Gorsuch's help.