War & Peace

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The U.S. government's new war in Iraq that now also includes Syria has already cost American taxpayers between $780 and $930 million, and could amount to over $1 billion a month if U.S. efforts intensify on the scale demanded by war hawks in Congress, according to a think tank analysis published this week. According to the Center for Strategic and...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Newly disclosed government documents show that U.S. Secretary of State Henry...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Locking in at least another decade of U.S. military entanglement, the United...

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Our perpetual war grows ever more appalling, with U.S. airstrikes against ISIS costing over $1 billion a month even as a mounting consensus finds those strikes politically and morally indefensible. With Obama now having bombed seven Muslim countries in the name of a "moral imperative," many Muslims feel caught in the middle. Some have declared #Not In My Name. Others are rejecting collective guilt with wry #Muslimapologies: "Sorry for saying may peace be upon you every time we greet someone."