Tag: September 11
September 11 and the debacle of ‘nation-building’ in Iraq and Afghanistan
Nation-building in Afghanistan and Iraq was the resurrection of a doctrine that should have been buried after Vietnam.
Yes, George W Bush Bears Some Responsibility for US Vulnerability on...
While George W. Bush loyalists’ refrain that he “kept us safe,” the Bush administration could have done more to forestall 9/11. Did the Bush gang cynically use 9/11 to take America to war on false pretenses?
Mantra for 9/11
Fourteen years later and we are still living in an improbable world. Tom Engelhardt discusses the wars, interventions, assassinations, tortures, kidnappings, the growth of the American national security state and the spread of Islamic extremism.