Posts Tagged: Blowback
The costs of war continue to rise in the Trump era.
From 2003 to 2017, the U.S. went from from sole global superpower to potential super-pariah.
Donald Trump is inheriting the scariest tools of aggression imaginable. A new book explores their dark legacy.
However counterproductive the Irish Fenian “Dynamite War” was, it was a reflection of the basic injustice of colonialism.
Our wildly inflated fear of terrorism is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
How the CIA, bad trade deals, and wanton military intervention caused the social crises that gave us the Donald. (Really.)
ISIS may be more famous for cutting off heads, but it's Washington that's learning the hard way not to slash first and ask questions later.
In the U.S. war on Iraq, hundreds of thousands died the sort of deaths that, if broadcast in an ISIS video, would have inflamed international opinion.
Western intervention--ostensibly on humanitarian grounds--is largely responsible for the Malian crisis in the first place.
It's a mistake for the U.S. government to ignore religion or promote it zealously. Scott Thomas offers an alternative.