To understand just how bad the 112th Congress, elected on November 2nd and taking office on January 3rd, is likely to be for peace on Earth, one has to understand how incredibly awful the 110th and 111th Congresses have been during the past four years and then measure the ways in which things are likely to become even worse.
Military whistleblowers deserve safe channels to report wrongdoing they find on the ground without the fear of retaliation.
The theory is that somehow this escalation of military testosterone in the explosive Middle East might produce harmony some day.
A gift horse for us, from the Gringos?
A workshop and discussion about the steps the U.S. can take on its own to demonstrate leadership and commitment to the elimination of nuclear weapons and nuclear non-proliferation. The workshop will also address what we can do to pressure the government into taking such steps.
When you look at me, you can’t mistake the fact that I’m of a certain age. But just for a moment, think of me as nine years old.
What accounts for African responses to the creation of the U.S. Africa Command? Rather than attributing negative reactions to Pentagon “public relations” errors, a content analysis of over 500 African news reports shows that countries sustaining high levels of growth with lower overall levels of foreign aid were more critical of AFRICOM – even if they are traditional American allies. The findings, to be published in Africa Today, suggest that recent economic progress among African countries is contributing to their policy latitude.
Thousands of U.S. troops are leaving Iraq — but more than 50,000 troops and tens of thousands of US-paid mercenaries remain. US “combat operations” are ending, but Iraq remains mired in war.
The leak has had more impact than many years of conventional media reporting about the Afghanistan War.
If there is one thing that the whole world can agree on, it’s that we already have too many warheads, but that doesn’t deter the companies that make them.
One day the deficit will force us to bring all those troops home, like it or not.
Nuclear weapons and landmines are still with us.
All presidents are too eager to “move forward” into exciting new wars, which someone else will later have to clean up.
Two Border Patrol killings in two weeks have thrown U.S.-Mexican relations into a tailspin.
Graduates of the class of 2010, I’m honored to have been asked to address you today, but I would not want to be you.