Nice try, but no cigar.
In the name of the fight against terrorism, the United States is currently waging “credit-card wars” in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and elsewhere.
We live in a state of perpetual war—and we never feel it.
No law mandates that parents must be separated from their children at the border, and it’s not a policy Democrats have pushed or can change alone as the minority in Congress.
Islamophobe and John Bolton ally Fred Fleitz, newly installed as the National Security Council's chief of staff, was a danger a decade ago in the Bush administration and is even more so now.
Though new CIA Director Gina Haspel just made it through the vetting process on Capitol Hill, Hedges and "On Contact" guest Kiriakou are not about to drop the subject of the agency's recent history of torture, in which Haspel allegedly played a role.
Because unpiloted airplanes eliminate the physical risk to American personnel, the United States has embraced a strategy of global extrajudicial executions: assassinations on foreign soil.