Posts Tagged: War On Terror
Little in Biden’s history or appointments suggests he’s inclined to end America’s permanent war posture. But empires are not sustained by inclination alone.
Biden can immediately reverse some of Trump's most disastrous decisions. And each one can set the stage for broader progressive foreign policy initiatives.
Even a lame-duck Congress must remember their actions have global consequences too.
Americans can't ignore the world beyond their borders, but the last thing they need is to embark upon a fresh search for distant monsters to destroy.
Here's why we used the numbers we did -- and what they can and can't tell us.
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.