Regions / Afghanistan
Like racist mass murders at home, drone attacks killing dozens of civilians at a time are only possible because of a culture of dehumanization.
Glorifying serial killer-type behavior most service members would find appalling is a strange way to honor them.
New reports show an escalation in civilian casualties from U.S. operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia — and a pattern of U.S. denial about the scale of the problem.
He's failed to deliver his promised withdrawals from Afghanistan and Syria, vetoed an order to get out of Yemen, and expanded the U.S. bombing of Somalia, all while eyeing Iran.
Sixteen years after the Iraq War, the Army's official history of the war reads like a string of empty platitudes.
The staging of professional sports events is deeply political. It’s only when someone breaks character that we notice it.
Congress ended the Vietnam war, exposed horrific CIA and FBI abuses, and halted them. Where's that energy now?
Despite the bloody headlines, a slow-motion alignment of interests could mean peace in Afghanistan — if the Trump administration cooperates.
A nation that doesn't remember the people sent to fight on its behalf has no business sending more.
Kissinger once said guerrillas won by not losing. Facing a loss themselves, the military adopted the same strategy.