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Biden's Appeasement of Hawks and Neocons Is Crippling His Diplomacy

For a president who promised a new era of American diplomacy, this has been a dreadful start.

Medea Benjamin ·


Biden's Progressive Path Through Afghanistan

No greater bleeding wound exists for the United States in the world than the unending Global War on Terror.

Matthew Hoh ·


After Nearly 20-Year Assault on Afghanistan, Biden Says 'It Is Time to End America's Longest War'

White House announcement for complete withdrawal comes nearly two decades after the U.S. president, then a senator, backed the 2001 invasion.

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


Back to the Future—and the Cold War—at the Pentagon

Why 2021 looks so much like 1981—and why that should frighten us all.

William Astore ·


Chinese and American Leaders Are Playing a Game of Chicken That Couldn't Be More Dangerous

Could the U.S. and China face an unintended blowup in the western Pacific in the Biden years?

Michael T. Klare ·


The Urgent Need for a Biden-Putin Summit

"Do you want to reduce the chances of nuclear war?" Assuming the answer is yes, any opposition to such a summit is illogical at best.

Norman Solomon ·


What Planet Is NATO Living On?

NATO's failure to seriously examine its own role in what it euphemistically calls "uncertain times" should therefore be more alarming to Americans and Europeans than its one-sided criticisms of Russia and China, whose contributions to the uncertainty of our times pale by comparison.

Medea Benjamin ·


Report of Illegal $80 Million Arms Transfer by Erik Prince to Libyan Warlord Raises Question of Who's Backing Former Blackwater CEO

Prince has "been linked to the Trump administration, the Emirati leadership, and the Russians," noted one expert.

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


'Makes Us All Safer': Biden Admin Announces Five-Year Extension of New START Nuclear Treaty With Russia

"This welcome step is the start of our efforts to pursue effective arms control that lowers the risks of war and helps prevent arms races," said Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·