Fifty years ago, four words broadcast nationally changed the course of the Vietnam War. Now four words have exposed the cruelty of the Trump administration.
The recent name change of the U.S. Pacific Command is a signal that the military is already setting the stage for an eventual confrontation with China.
Detainees smuggled letters and drawings to The Associated Press, which has documented rampant sexual abuse in at least five prisons. A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. has seen no evidence of such abuse.
We live in a state of perpetual war—and we never feel it.
"The number is expected to increase as hostilities continue," a spokesman says of fierce battles between a Saudi-led coalition and Iranian-backed rebels in a country already facing famine.
The president frames space as a national security issue, saying he does not want "China and Russia and other countries leading us."
More than 16 years after 9/11, having faced only lightly armed enemies, still wealthy beyond compare, still with a matchlessly funded military, the United States has won literally nothing.
While senators demand answers from the Pentagon, anti-war advocates blame the U.S. for failing to stop an attack on the Yemeni city of Hodeida.
The General Assembly approves a Palestinian-backed resolution placing blame for the violence after narrowly rejecting a U.S. demand to add an amendment condemning attacks on Israel by Gaza’s Hamas rulers.