Plain Old Murder

Plain Old Murder

The Pakistani government loudly protests that many of the casualties of drone strikes are civilian.

Cutting Pentagon Fat

Cutting Pentagon Fat

Here’s a way to reduce the military budget without threatening national security.

Our Troops as Cannon Fodder

Our Troops as Cannon Fodder

Wars of conquest are most popular if they can be made to appear tidy, safe, just, and relatively cost-free.

A Test Case on Iran Sanctions

U.S. government wants to have it both ways: sanctions on Iran while hiring a contractor that does business with Iran.

Greening the Pentagon

Greening the Pentagon

If we want to build up a green manufacturing economy, we should directly invest in it, not plow more money into military spending.