By putting such a sinister face on it, Trump might have finally inspired lawmakers to rein in America’s post-9/11 war machine.
Trump: Toward War in the Middle East
By staying out of the conflicts in the Middle East, the United States can benefit both American citizens and the citizens of those distant lands.
The Supreme Court’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Decision Is Terrifying
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.
Trump May Already Be Blundering into the Next Middle East War
The possibilities for catastrophic miscalculation are skyrocketing in the Middle East, and this administration is proving singularly prone to miscalculation.
The U.S. Gives Refuge to Torture Victims from All Over — Except from Guantanamo
The U.S. hasn’t agreed to resettle any of its own torture victims, much less offered any other form of accountability.
Excessive and Avoidable Harm in Yemen
Instead of helping to avert the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, the Trump administration is adding fuel to the fire.
All Signs from Trump Point to a Coming Conflict with Iran
Behind all of Trump’s boneheaded policies in the Middle East is an unmistakable urge for confrontation with Iran.
Remembering a Priest, a Diplomat, and a Voice for Palestine
Father Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann was a man who spoke truth to power and expected others to do the same.
Trump May Be Accelerating U.S. Decline, But He Surely Didn’t Start It
The more immediate danger is that as America’s soft power crumbles, the White House will lean harder on hard power — with predictably grim results.
Palestinian Children’s Lives Are Shaped By 50 Years of Military Occupation
Five decades of occupation have turned military violence into the norm for Palestinian children.