Conservative justices who make up the court's majority appear unwilling to hem in a president who has invoked national security to justify restrictions on who can step on U.S. soil.
This article was first posted in 2017 shortly after the U.S. fired missiles into Syria in reaction to reports that the government there had used chemical weapons. In it, Chris Hedges argues that the Middle East will not know peace until the U.S. leaves the region.
The American public’s lack of attention to the president’s violent and dangerous foreign policy helps explain our ongoing wars.
Since U.S. commandos went to war in 2001, the size of Special Operations Command has doubled. As its numbers have grown, so has its global reach.
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.