As long as it's fought by other people on someone else's soil, Americans can live with perpetual conflict.
When one country polices the world, who polices the police?
The Pakistani government loudly protests that many of the casualties of drone strikes are civilian.
A discussion and book signing with IPS Associate Fellow, Rev. Sekou of his book on the intersections of gay marriage, economic justice, and social movements.
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.