Posts Tagged: Congress
By any measure, the War Powers Act has failed to constrain presidential warmaking. A simpler step would be to stop funding wars.
Is Mexico winding down or winding up the drug war?
Trump's trade war with China could quickly morph into a shooting war.
Congress ended the Vietnam war, exposed horrific CIA and FBI abuses, and halted them. Where's that energy now?
In the most Islamophobic election in history, Muslim candidates scored big wins by embracing progressive policies.
Kissinger once said guerrillas won by not losing. Facing a loss themselves, the military adopted the same strategy.
Congressional apathy toward our wars and schemes abroad marks a dangerous sign of democratic decay. But it’s not too late.
Most members of Congress accept that the U.S. will sell huge quantities of weapons to the rights-abusing state. It doesn't have to be that way.
Iran is complying with the nuclear deal. Trump, on the other hand, is risking a war — and torching U.S. credibility.
If any other public agency had blown hundreds of billions of dollars, Congress would hold hearings. If it's the Pentagon, it gets $80 billion more.