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James Mattis


The World According to the 'Adults in the Room'

A year of Forever War in review

Danny Sjursen ·


Time to Get Out of Syria

The US has no strategic interest in Syria and no business at all being militarily involved there.

Eric Margolis ·


Jeremy Scahill's Top 10 Takeaways on Mattis Exit and Possible US Withdrawal From Syria and Afghanistan

"This is an opportunity for progressive forces to assert an alternative vision for U.S. foreign policy."

Jessica Corbett ·


In One Wretched Day, All You Need to Know About Donald J. Trump

Until Republicans renounce their putrescent Piped Piper, we are all in for it.

Michael Winship ·


Applauding Plan to Stop Refueling Saudi Planes, Progressives Call for Further Action to End Yemen's "Humanitarian Nightmare"

"Now that it's no longer a secret that the war in Yemen is a national security and humanitarian nightmare, we need to get all the way out."

Julia Conley ·


After Years of Tireless Demands to End Carnage, Anti-War and Relief Groups Cautiously Welcome US Call for Yemen Ceasefire

After years-long efforts by human rights groups and lawmakers to end U.S. backing of the Saudis' war in Yemen, the Trump administration follows the Koch brothers' lead in calling for a ceasefire

Julia Conley ·


Plan to Train Saudi Pilots on US Soil Undermines Pentagon Denial of Complicity in Yemen Carnage

"The U.S. is a willing participant in the Yemen genocide despite claims to the contrary."

Jake Johnson ·


'Tip of the Iceberg': Amnesty Demands Independent Probe of Civilians Massacred During US 'Annihilation Tactics' in Raqqa

"How can the coalition avoid inflicting high civilian death tolls in the future without accounting for what went wrong in Raqqa?"

Andrea Germanos ·


Egypt Responds to Trump's Lifting of Military Aid Ban by Sentencing 75 Anti-Coup Protesters to Death

"The decision to release the funds despite a significant deterioration in the rights situation in Egypt is both baffling and troubling."

Andrea Germanos ·


Laughs All Around as Jim 'Mad Dog' Mattis Meets John 'Devil Incarnate' Bolton

Meeting for the first time at the Pentagon, Mattis told Bolton "it's good to finally meet you, since I've heard that you're actually the devil incarnate"

Jake Johnson ·

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