Posts Tagged: War On Terror
Kissinger once said guerrillas won by not losing. Facing a loss themselves, the military adopted the same strategy.
U.S. Special Forces now blanket most of the world, yet terrorist groups continue to proliferate. Maybe militarism isn't the solution.
After a high-profile embarrassment in Niger, the Pentagon is gearing up to deepen its already growing presence in Africa.
As the war on terror enters its 17th year, it's clear that abuses of power by one administration lead to abuses by the next.
Imagine telling the family of a fallen soldier they died to ensure Saudi hegemony in the Gulf, an eternal Guantanamo, or the spread of terror groups and refugees.
Successive U.S. military interventions upended the very international system the U.S. once pledged to uphold. Now the world faces the twin challenges of ISIS and Trump.
The war on terror was supposed to be about making our country safer. As a Muslim American, I don’t feel safer at all.
These generals couldn't conquer Iraq or Afghanistan. But under Trump, they've conquered Washington.
ISIS may be on its way out, but the Iraqi city has a long road ahead.
If the war on terror has taught us one thing, it's that harsh laws targeting non-citizens will eventually be extended to citizens, too.