Posts Tagged: Bush administration
The president once distanced himself from the Bush legacy. Now he's brought back the architects of its darkest moments.
By roping India and Japan into its standoff with China, the U.S. is raising the nuclear stakes in Asia — including, dangerously, between India and Pakistan.
Successive U.S. military interventions upended the very international system the U.S. once pledged to uphold. Now the world faces the twin challenges of ISIS and Trump.
By putting such a sinister face on it, Trump might have finally inspired lawmakers to rein in America’s post-9/11 war machine.
The Trump administration may be preparing to bring back torture, extraordinary rendition, and indefinite detention — with Neil Gorsuch's help.
Clinton supporters want Democratic voters to forgive their candidate's support for the most disastrous foreign policy decision in decades. They shouldn't.
U.S. foreign policy is anything but demilitarized. But where the Bush team saw every problem as a nail, the Obama team wields more than just a hammer.
My modestly priced new ebook covers the worsening health of U.S. foreign policy and the efforts to revive the patient.
William Shawcross was on board with the Bush administration's counterterrorism policies.
What will we say when other governments follow our example by providing immunity from prosecution to torturers?