The U.S. nuclear arsenal may soon experience a shortage of tritium, which enhances the explosive power of nuclear weapons. Tant pis.
People who lives in glass houses . . . sectarian violence in Iraq echoed butchery during the U.S. Civil War.
Individuals from the former or current U.S. administrations may be implicated in the “Merchant of Death” affair.
In a little-noted passage from Bob Woodward’s new book, Rahm Emanuel pressured former Director of National Intelligence Blair to tweak a key intelligence assessment.
Attacks on U.S. convoys carrying fuel are just the latest examples of a vicious circle in which oil begets war and war begets oil.
The problem with us progressives as this time of crisis is not that we lack an alternative paradigm to pit against the discredited neoliberal paradigm. No, the elements of the alternative based on the values of democracy, justice, equality, and environmental sustainability are there and have been there for sometime, the product of collective intellectual and activist work over the last few decades.
The new START looks less like a disarmament treaty than a front behind which the government can funnel funds to the nuclear-weapons industry in perpetuity.
The Internet expedites expression for activists, but ultimately it mutes their impact.
With a key Arab League meeting delayed until Friday, the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama is scrambling to keep one-month-old direct Israeli- Palestinian peace talks alive.
On Monday, The Washington Post ran the first of three pieces adapted from Bob Woodward’s new book Obama’s Wars, a vivid account of the way the U.S. high command boxed the Commander-in-Chief into the smallest of Afghan corners.