Posts Tagged: drone war
The alternative to Trump is not the glorification of military service. It's promoting the kind of service that gets fewer people killed.
Trump has sent more new troops to the Middle East than he’s bringing home from Afghanistan.
How Bush, Obama, and the war on terror military laid the groundwork Trump’s “madman” act on the world stage.
As we spiral toward a confrontation between the U.S. and Iran, it’s worth reflecting on the failures to rein in U.S. aggression along the way.
Hard data shows ending our wars would be smart politics — and the first step toward repairing a moral calamity.
America's drone wars have gotten deadlier under Trump, but the Trump-first news cycle makes highlighting the human cost extremely difficult.
Like racist mass murders at home, drone attacks killing dozens of civilians at a time are only possible because of a culture of dehumanization.
New reports show an escalation in civilian casualties from U.S. operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia — and a pattern of U.S. denial about the scale of the problem.
He's failed to deliver his promised withdrawals from Afghanistan and Syria, vetoed an order to get out of Yemen, and expanded the U.S. bombing of Somalia, all while eyeing Iran.
Throughout the war on terror, the U.S. shattered norms on unmanned execution. Now the technology is spreading throughout the region.