Wars of conquest are most popular if they can be made to appear tidy, safe, just, and relatively cost-free.
Running the world is a lot of work.
The annals of national security are replete with retired generals expressing second thoughts about how militarized the United States has become.
If weapons orders get diverted, so do campaign contributions.
Keene, New Hampshire has no crime that would warrant rolling out a tank.
Body counts would be embarrassing.
“Don’t let the door hit you on the way out” is terrifying in Arabic.
He’s the judge, jury, and executioner.
All this imperial conniving is giving the Republican presidential candidates, except the isolationist Ron Paul, plenty to yammer about.
A two-war strategy is like a two-car garage — you’ll own two cars sooner or later.
Uncle Sam thinks he’s starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel.
Today, the business of America is war.
The nuclear intelligence that the media is fixated on consists mostly of allegations of abstract research that have been floating around for years.
APEC’s leaders are pushing more of the same in the Pacific — but civil society is pushing back.
Migration and its root causes have been an integral part of the post-war reconciliation process in Nicaragua. The Peace Promoters have found that most Nicaraguans, no matter their political leaning or past military involvement – Contra or Sandinista – are facing many of the same issues. Working closely with families as a conflict mediator, a lawyer, and a disability rights activist, Uriel has increasingly come across a single issue: migration. He will talk about migration and the large systematic dynamics behind it, especially in terms of Nicaragua’s often-contentious relationship with the United States.