Articles

By: José Niño

Our Elites Won't Learn

As disastrous and counterproductive the war in Afghanistan war, don't expect the foreign policy elites in Washington DC to learn the right lessons.... read more

18

Oct

By: Paul R. Pillar

Was Georges Clemenceau Right About Generals?

The French Prime Minister's century-old advice about the limitations of advice from military generals may be a lessons U.S. leaders must learn.... read more

12

Oct

By: Caitlin Johnstone

Scott Horton Steamrolls Iraq War Architect Bill Kristol

In a long awaited debate, non-interventionism and neoconservatism go head to head between two respective movement leaders.... read more

12

Oct

By: Douglas Macgregor

Generals Who Fight For Themselves, Not America

Occupation and investment of Afghanistan never made strategic sense, and the Pentagon brass always knew as much.... read more

06

Oct

By: Dave Philipps

Our Endless War in Iraq

The American war in Iraq continues eighteen and a half years after the invasion, with endless war having become a war of life for our soldiers.... read more

04

Oct

By: Douglas Macgregor

We Must Have Better Generals Than This

Ret. Col. Douglas Macgregor takes to task the military brass who have been fighting and losing our country's wars, indicting the whole system of promotion.... read more

23

Sep

By: Mike Lee

Senator Mike Lee: Congress Must Reassert Itself on War

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) says Congress must reassert its authority over U.S. foreign policy, as intended by the Founding Fathers.... read more

22

Sep

By: Amy Goodman

Rep. Ro Khanna: We Must Investigate the Afghan War

Amy Goodman interviews Rep. Ro Khanna about the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and why we must also bring our troops home from Iraq.... read more

21

Sep

By: Andrew Bacevich

Fire Every Global War on Terror General

The Pentagon brass have given us twenty years of lost wars and failed policies. There must be consequences.... read more

20

Sep

By: Richard Hanania

The "Experts" Were Wrong

For twenty years officials, academics, and analysts with PhDs and other credentials thought they could win the war in Afghanistan with mores studies. They were wrong.... read more

20

Sep

By: Daniel L. Davis

General Milley's Attempted Coup

By going behind the president's back to inform a foreign government, General Mark Milley undermined civil-military relations and must be relieved of duty immediately.... read more

17

Sep

By: Jeff Schogol

Americans Need Answers on Afghanistan, Not Secrecy

For twenty years successive administrations and military leaders have kept operations in Afghanistan under wraps. Now, after our withdrawal, we deserve to know what happened.... read more

14

Sep

By: Matt Purple

The Cartoonish Absurdity of Lindsey Graham

The warmongering senator from South Carolina has spent 20 years dishing out phony scenarios and inflated threats to justify his interventionism. ... read more

09

Sep

By: Aaron Mate

Like Afghanistan, the War Party Is Lying About Syria

Just as the War Party fabricated excuses for staying in Afghanistan, they are lying about why U.S. forces are still stationed in Syria.... read more

08

Sep

By: Lloyd Handler

Letter to the Editor: Don't Whitewash the Invasion of Iraq

A resident of Los Angeles writes in response to a recent article that is dismissive about the invasion and occupation of Iraq.... read more

07

Sep

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