Posts Tagged: World War II
They persist because, for Americans, they don't exist.
The late U.S. senator from Pennsylvania may have achieved his most visionary legacy as a teenager, when he founded a student movement for world federalism.
Can the nominee to head up the CIA at least meet the higher standard on torture set by Joseph McCarthy?
The so-called "Muslim ban" has been compared to U.S. treatment of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust. It's actually even more draconian.
No corporations have been more aggressive in forging their own foreign policies than the big oil companies.
In the Philippines, the grandson of a despised collaborator has endorsed the remilitarization of his country's former occupiers — by the grandson of a war criminal, no less.
The Russian military moves to shore up the Syrian Regime in its fight against the Islamic State and other rebel forces.
Many Russians and Americans would rather see their governments helping other countries than hurting them. That means facing some hard truths.
Our wartime commemorations are the functional equivalent of mounting the heads of our victims on pikes. Are we surprised that others celebrate bloodshed when we do the same?
Aggression by a state, once considered just an act of war, ultimately became viewed as a pathological act.