Tom Engelhardt

Tom Engelhardt

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Tom Engelhardt, who runs the Nation Institute's, is the co-founder of the American Empire Project at Metropolitan Books. His book, "The End of Victory Culture" (University of Massachusetts Press), deals with victory culture's...


Carnage From the Air

Jul 9, 2007
Civilian deaths as a result of ground operations (see Haditha) often evoke cries of barbarism from the media, but the killing of innocents in airstrikes is routinely characterized as "collateral damage" and a cold fact of modern warfare. Tom Engelhardt of Tomdispatch proposes that we start to speak honestly about the devastation American military operations have rained down on Afghanistan and Iraq and see "collateral damage" for what it really is: carnage.

Send In the Clowns

Jan 27, 2018
If you’re still convinced that James Mattis, H.R. McMaster and James Kelly are the “adults” in the Trumpian playroom, check out Afghanistan and think again.

Seeing Our Wars for the First Time

Jan 6, 2018
More than a decade and a half after an American president spoke of 60 or more countries as potential targets, we finally have a visual representation of the true extent of the war on terror.

Start Caring in 2018

Dec 23, 2017
It’s up to us to protest, resist, change, communicate and convince, to fight for life rather than its destruction in the age of Trump.