Wednesday, February 24, 2021

‘US leadership’—and other euphemisms for war

If the pundits get their way, Biden could secure “U.S. global leadership” by flattening large parts of the planet.

The collapse of Michèle Flournoy’s hopes for the top Pentagon job shows what can...

War preparations that increase the likelihood of war may excite laptop warriors. But the militarism they promote is madness nonetheless.

Spilling ink and spilling blood

Fighting and writing against America’s forever wars...

Ready or not, here they come

A military spouse’s perspective on bringing the troops home from Afghanistan and Iraq.

Eisenhower’s ghost haunts Biden’s foreign policy team

The most serious challenge facing President-elect Biden's foreign policy team, which is not a threat from a hostile country, but the corruption of U.S. policy by powerful corporate interests, is the "unwarranted influence" of the Military-Industrial Complex.

Some liberals and arms-control experts are cheering for war profiteers to be in Biden’s...

Many progressive activists and organizations have mobilized since the election to offer well-documented opposition to highly dubious potential members of the Biden Cabinet.

Will the world community condemn the murder of Iran’s nuclear scientist?

The only way to stop this crisis from spiraling out of control is for the world community to condemn the act, and demand a UN investigation and accountability for the perpetrators.

Shrinking the Pentagon

Will the Biden administration dare cut military spending?

U.S. progressives and a Biden foreign policy

With more progressives than ever in the country’s federal government, there may be an opportunity for the United States to really re-evaluate its foreign policy and place in the world.