A New Generation of West Pointers Joins America’s Hopeless Wars
The United States dominates the world through its military power. Due to government secrecy, our citizens are often ignorant of the fact that our garrisons encircle the planet.
We believe in wars. We may no longer believe in formal declarations of war (not since December 1941 has Congress made one in our name), but that sure hasn’t stopped us from waging them.
James Madison. We need his wisdom more than ever.. If there’s one area of bipartisan agreement today, it’s politicians’ professed love of the U.S. military. Consider George W. Bush. He … Continue reading
76 Countries Are Now Involved in Washington’s War on Terror. He left Air Force Two behind and, unannounced, “shrouded in secrecy,” flew on an unmarked C-17 transport plane into Bagram … Continue reading
Tribes Picked by U.S. to Fight Taliban, Get Tied Up in Own Feud; ‘If They Take Our Land, We’ll Kill Them All.’ Wall Street Journal Hot dust … Continue reading
Tom Engelhardt: What It Means When You Kill People On the Other Side of the Planet and No One Notices
Where Did the Antiwar Movement Go? Let me tell you a story about a moment in my life I’m not likely to forget even if, with the passage of years, … Continue reading