All Articles on War & Peace

Congress seems to approach military interventions as if it were building mousetraps. It makes it easy to get into them, but almost impossible to get out. (Photo: Scott Nelson/Getty Images) Views
The War on Logic: Contradictions and Absurdities in the House’s Military Spending Bill
There is simply no logic to it—other than the inexorable logic of war profiteering and global control.
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The military is an institution of American society, and as such its origins and development have been centrally influenced by the political economy of U.S. capitalism. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
The Racist Underpinnings of the American Way of War
The deadly interplay of racism, genocide, and denial at the heart of American white society has been reproduced in the country’s wars.
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Kosovo President Hashim Thaci in 2018. (Photo: Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Key US Ally Indicted for Organ Trade Murder Scheme
As the web of lies spun by Clinton and Albright has unraveled, and the truth behind their lies has spilled out piece by bloody piece, the war on Yugoslavia has emerged as a case study in how U.S. leaders mislead us into war.
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U.S. President Donald Trump greets Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House February 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Views
Why Canada—and the World—Deserve a Better Foreign Policy in Ottawa
Why are Canadians so confused about their country’s place in the world and how do we overcome the stark democratic deficit in international affairs?
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Together Against Evil Personified
Walking Bubba's car to the front. AP photo Because it's not Russia's treachery or Barr's corruption or his own catastrophic failure on COVID, Trump just launched a racist attack "breathtaking even by (his) usual standards" on Bubba Wallace, NASCAR's only black driver, for not apologizing for the...
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The racism that permeates U.S. foreign policy today, writes Gerami, "is an extension of the belief in white supremacy that shaped the territorial and ideological boundaries of our nation from its inception." (Photo: U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mike Brady, Task Force Cyclone, 38th Infantry Division Public Affairs) Views
To Defeat Systemic Racism, America Must End Endless War
As we look inwards to dismantle America's legacy of racism that pervades the law enforcement and national security apparatuses, we must also recognize that racism and militarism are mutually reinforcing.
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An Unholy License
Getty Images This beleaguered Fourth evokes the searing words of Frederick Douglass as he furiously recounted , as a black man to his white audience, "the immeasurable distance between us" in his speech asking, "What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?" His answer: "A day that reveals to...
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Ha Ha: Rotten to the Core
Aurora cops' idea of good times Four Aurora, Colorado cops and sick fucks just got fired for thinking it was hilarious to replicate choking Elijah McClain to death, taking photos, and passing them around, including to one fellow cop "to cheer him up" - a grisly move McClain's family compared to...
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Why Are House Democrats Siding With Liz Cheney to Prolong Endless War in Afghanistan?
A small "left-right anti-war coalition," warns The Intercept 's Glenn Greenwald, remains "no match for the war machine composed of the establishment wings of both parties."
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U.S. Soldiers navigate a stream during a security patrol in Chabar, Afghanistan, Dec. 3, 2009. The Soldiers are from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. (Photo: DoD/Tech. Sgt. Francisco V. Govea II, U.S. Air Force) Views
What Do Russian Analysts Make of the Charge Moscow Offered Taliban Bounties on US Troops?
The history of outside forces helping wage war within Afghanistan—including the U.S. establishment of the mujahideen forces to fight the Russians in the 1980s—is a bloody history indeeed.
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