The fact that India is well on its way to full-fledged authoritarianism hasn’t factored into the Biden administration’s approach to the “world’s largest democracy.”
Drones mean never having to say that you’re sorry.
The military stood up to Donald Trump. Who will now stand up to the military?
The United States has withdrawn its troops from Afghanistan. Only 750 military bases to go.
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.
For just a fraction of what we’ve spent on militarization these last 20 years, we could start to make life much better.
The 9/11 attacks were a surprise. The response wasn’t.
Julian Aguon’s ‘The Properties of Perpetual Light’ is a thoughtful meditation on how, to understand problems at the center of a colonial society, we have to look at the margins.