All Articles on American Exceptionalism

California Rep. Duncan Hunter. (Photo: Denis Poroy / AP) Views
Whitewashing War Crimes Has Become the American Way
What sort of society would America be if its soldiers were free to rape, pillage and plunder in current and future wars? A venal empire, that’s what—which this country resembles more and more.
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The United States of... American Exceptionalism and Overseas Meddling
On living in a nation of political narcissists
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Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), a 2020 presidential candidate, speaks during a news conference with fellow Democrats at the U.S. Capitol October 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
Where Is the Democratic Alternative to Forever War?
There sure are lots to choose from. By now, more than 20 candidates have announced a run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. And with national security adviser John “Regime Change” Bolton, along with the others in the four Bs cabal—Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, Mohammed bin Salman of...
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Ross Saveri, 22, clutches a "TRUMP PENCE 2020" placard, while joining fellow Donald Trump supporters demonstrating outside of a FOX News Town Hall with Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) at SteelStacks on April 15, 2019 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Sanders is running for president in a crowded field of Democrat contenders. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images) Views
3 Dark and Disturbing Reasons Why Trump Could Win Again
Think it can't happen?
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Corporate Media Target Gabbard for Her Anti-Interventionism—a Word They Can Barely Pronounce
Perhaps the simplest explanation for corporate media's treatment of Gabbard is that she opposes the kind of intervention that they have historically been complicit in
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Police arrested 25 protesters who they say were blocking roads outside Bath Iron Works on Saturday morning, April 27, 2019 during the christening ceremony for the Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lyndon B. Johnson. Views
Another Shameful "Christening" at Bath Iron Works
We Must Be Out in the Streets
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Most Americans Actually Reject Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy
Large majorities support arms control, curbs on military spending, and international institutions. The question is what they’re willing to do about it.
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There’s one possible American war still to come in the Greater Middle East. (Photo: CD/CC BY 2.0) Views
American War Is Off the Charts
How the U.S. military feeds at the terror trough
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I’ll be hoping that more serving officers as well as troops gather the courage to speak out and tell the American public the score when it comes to our brutal, hopeless, never-ending wars. (Photo: Reuters/file) Views
What I Won't Miss as I Leave the US Army
The forever wars go on without me
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 In its menacing rejection of the court, the Trump administration is turning its back on the system of international law and justice the United States helped establish at Nuremberg. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
Turning Our Backs on Nuremberg
John Bolton and Mike Pompeo defy the International Criminal Court
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