AFRICOM’s Ugandan Blunder

The Pentagon touts a victory for the Africa Command’s support of a recent Ugandan incursion into Congo. Media reports suggest otherwise.

Trouble at the Pentagon

Trouble at the Pentagon

Misplaced money, cost overruns, contractors gone wild: the Pentagon is in dire need of austerity and oversight.

Bush at the Pentagon

Why is the president still giving victory speeches about the Iraq War?

Memorializing Iraq

Joseph DeLappe isn’t waiting for the end of the Iraq War to start building a monument to the Iraqi civilians who have died.

How Much is Enough?

How Much is Enough?

Columnist Frida Berrigan wonders, what ever happened to peace, love, and cutting the U.S. military budget?

Bush to Iraq: More War

With no victory in sight in Iraq, the Bush administration is casting around for another magic word to obscure its dismal policies.

Rumsfeld Out, Gates In?

Will a change in the leadership of the Pentagon and Congress translate into a new U.S. military policy?

Reclaiming the City on the Hill

If the budget represents, in Joseph Schumpeter’s phrase, “the skeleton of the state stripped of all misleading ideologies” then the Bush administration’s current budget reflects the interests of those who would trample on the public-spirited vision of Puritan John Winthrop’s image of the “city on a hill.”