Thursday, April 22, 2021
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Trump pulls back from Iran attack as Bolton & Pompeo continue to push for...

After threatening to strike Iran in retaliation for shooting down an unmanned U.S. drone, President Trump reportedly approved, and then abruptly called...

How to lobby Washington to death

A business model from hell and the war in Yemen.

‘Dramatic repercussions:’ Retired US generals warn Trump against war with Iran

"The protection of U.S. national interests in the Middle East and the safety of our friends and allies requires thoughtful statesmanship and aggressive diplomacy rather than unnecessary armed conflict."

Writing History Before It Happens

With an emphasis on the U.S. national security state and its follies, Tom Engelhardt explores nine repeat headlines, each a "surefire" news story guaranteed to appear sometime in the U.S. news stream between June 2015 and the unknown future.

Soldiers who fight war

A new book refutes a central myth about the Vietnam War.

Don’t let our ‘hair-trigger president’ start a nuclear war

The U.S. nuclear system was already dangerous, irresponsible, insane. It can only get worse with Trump holding his finger on the trigger.

War preparations against Venezuela as election nears

Is the path to war through border disputes?

The forgotten trauma of a forgotten war

GOMA, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo -- The boy was sitting next to his father, as he so often did....

Global special ops out of control under Trump

Elite commandos deployed to 149 countries in 2017.

Ending regime change—in Bolivia and the world

The triumph of democracy in Bolivia and the failure of the U.S.'s "regime change" efforts around the world.