Even a lame-duck Congress must remember their actions have global consequences too.
U.S. War Crimes in Yemen: Stop Looking the Other Way
The State Department warned for years that the U.S. was complicit in war crimes in Yemen. No one put a stop to it.
The U.S. Is Flooding the World With Guns. Congress Can Stop That.
Gun exports reached record levels in 2017 and again in 2018. Can Congress stop Trump from loosening the rules even further?
Trump to the International Community: Drop Dead
Donald Trump has declared war on human rights — at home and abroad.
The Militarization of U.S. Policy on Latin America Is Deepening Under Trump
With development assistance slashed, the face of U.S. diplomacy in the region will more often be wearing a uniform.
Trump Is Carpet-Bombing U.S. Foreign Policy
Already Trump is super-charging U.S. militarism, gutting diplomacy, and punishing the victims of wars Washington started.
Bolton, Giuliani: Finalists to Head Trump State Department
The State Department is about to veer sharply to the right.
Hillary Clinton’s State Department Armed Saudi Arabia to the Teeth
While Saudi Arabia and Boeing poured cash into the Clinton Foundation, Hillary Clinton’s State Department approved enormous sales of Boeing fighter jets to the kingdom.
Hillary Clinton’s Dark Drug War Legacy in Mexico
Clinton’s State Department overlooked human rights abuses and corruption while keeping a lucrative flow of contracts moving to U.S. security firms working in Mexico.
Wrestling with Iran
Wrestling is the new ping pong when it comes to U.S.-Iranian relations.