Middle East

Jon Queally, staff writer
F-35 test aircraft AA-1 undergoes flight test over Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo: Lockheed Martin/flickr/cc)
New analysis shows U.S.-based war profiteers have supplied increased demand by Qatar, Egypt, the Saudi Kingdom, and others in the Middle East over the last five years.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Senate Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., arrives for a hearing on Capitol Hill examining wages at large profitable corporations February 25, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Susan Walsh-Pool/Getty Images)
"Our Constitution is clear that it is Congress, not the president, who has the...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
President Donald Trump, who vowed to "bomb the shit out of" Islamic State militants and "take out their families," presided over a dramatic escalation in air and ground attacks on cities including Mosul, Iraq—shown here under U.S. bombardment—in which thousands of civilians were killed. (Photo: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images)
"The map raises a number of questions. Why is the United States militarily...