Jon Queally, staff writer
With ongoing wars and armed conflicts currently underway across the Middle East, South Asia, and large portions of Africa, the role that U.S. weapons makers play across the region was highlighted in weekend reporting by the New York Times , which showed how the drive for corporate profits has unleashed an arms race with perilous human consequences...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Blackwater security guards in Iraq. (Photo: Heath Powell/cc/flickr)
Following the sentencing of four private security guards convicted in the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Nobel-award winning author and social critic Günter Grass, who died this week...


Amidst the saber-rattling on Iraq, a fine, furious, gut-wrenching rant from a former Naval intelligence officer who was there from the start on the mindless claim by a draft-dodging Mitt Romney and all the other "simpering capering madmen" and "cowardly connected wealthy weasels" that "tragically, all we've fought on the cusp of vanishing." Tell us, rages Jim Wright, what "we" fought for, and what it would cost to, insanely, do it again.