Iraq relied on extra-governmental forces to fight ISIS. Now they’re targeting journalists, attacking protestors, and defying the elected government.
Allowing extractive industries to file expensive lawsuits over environmental regulations could undermine whatever agreements might be reached at COP26 in Glasgow.
A review of Public Intellectual: The Life of a Citizen Pilgrim, by Richard Falk.
Trump didn’t just tie his successor’s hands. He handcuffed them to the throttle of a runaway train.
Nation-building in Afghanistan and Iraq was the resurrection of a doctrine that should have been buried after Vietnam.
Middle East experts who opposed America’s post-9/11 wars were ridiculed as anti-American extremists. In reality, it was the pro-war right that was making us less safe.
Countless innocents died in the 20 years of war our country launched in the name of our 9/11 dead.
The Biden administration needs to adopt a gender and social inclusion framework for future trade negotiations and agreements.
Biden can’t say he’s putting human rights first and then welcome a prime minister who boasts about war crimes to the White House.
In ending the war in Afghanistan, Biden left the door open for more “counterterrorism” — with serious implications for our foreign policy, politics, and legal system.