Quite the contrary: the United States, Dower argues, may have refined its techniques, but it has done nothing to minimize the brutality.
If Trump is a Manchurian candidate, on whose behalf is he working?
Civilians in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen won’t survive to cheer the removal of ISIS if they’re killed by the same bombs, IPS Middle East expert Phyllis Bennis told Rising Up with Sonali.
The president wants to put the U.S. on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.
The president says he’ll protect our interests against the boondoggle weapons makers. Don’t believe him.
If Congress gets out of the way.
Already Trump is super-charging U.S. militarism, gutting diplomacy, and punishing the victims of wars Washington started.
The brass asked for a report on eliminating waste. When investigators found some, the military buried it.
As part of a forum in the Nation on how to build the political revolution, Phyllis Bennis tells us how the U.S. can end its militarized foreign policy.
We need an independent investigation of the brutal U.S. attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, which killed 42 people.
A book that reveals how burn pits poison soldiers and can cause the rare brain cancer that killed Joe Biden’s son has been banned on military bases.
Let’s say the U.S. actually curbed its military adventurism, reeled in the Pentagon budget, and closed its global network of bases. Then what?
The debate over defense spending isn’t what it looks like.
Boosting the Pentagon’s budget amounts to robbing domestic programs we desperately need.