Posts Tagged: War On Terror
Future combat, even if broadly directed from Washington, may be only vaguely “American.”
They persist because, for Americans, they don't exist.
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.
But the bipartisan condemnation of his sporadic complaints betrays a fear that a more competent leader could finally wind them down.
Lower courts are slowly but steadily eroding the legal basis for some of the most reactionary war on terror policies.
Like racist mass murders at home, drone attacks killing dozens of civilians at a time are only possible because of a culture of dehumanization.
There’s a strong argument to shift law enforcement resources from Muslim organizations to domestic white terrorists — but expanding the war on terror is a riskier proposition.
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.