Millions of American troops have spent countless festivities deployed in the Middle East—it’s worth asking what it’s all for.
The nomination of Gen. John Abizaid as U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia presents a unique opportunity to reassess our military adventurism.
American militarism has gone off the rails—and this middling career officer should have seen it coming.
The U.S. military has been forbidden from enforcing immigration law since 1878.
As the American president picks fights with allies such as French leader Emmanuel Macron, nationalism threatens to shatter Europe.
The United States wages a drone war in Yemen, trying to suppress al-Qaida’s branch there. And the 16-year campaign has had a concealed cost: civilian lives.
While Trump is in Paris to commemorate the end of World War I, we should learn from that bloody episode that, among other things, we cannot credit politicians who promise us a short, glorious war.
The selective history the Department of Defense has been putting out on Vietnam for more than six years is worth a critical look.
Shame on a country that continues to take our troops to wars long declared done, absolving the collective conscience with two words: “They volunteered.”
Let’s consider the last decades of American war-making in the context of insider attacks.