Author Archives: Peter Van Buren
Fresh rumors of his demise may not be greatly exaggerated. Here’s why.
The real culprit is a much older one: our militaristic foreign policy.
They’ve got their callow Huffington Post dinner-conversation tips, now hear ours.
“I heard about Private First Class Brian Edward Hutson’s death at breakfast…”
Too many people are being shut up, and shut out of the quasi-public cyberspace.
Ohio State is trying to prevent him from speaking. That isn’t their choice to make.
This is where the hysterical World War III theory falls apart.
Celebrated filmmaker continues tradition of avoiding inconvenient truths.
It reveals a dangerous strain of vengeance in U.S. foreign policy.
Because Iraq was Obama’s war to lose.
Civilian deaths weren’t always ‘accidental.’
Trump’s election was not the wake-up call for smug liberals that many thought it would be.
Free speech is messy, and it is our essential defense against fascism, whether from the left or the right.
Drone strikes require deeper reforms than changing which officials approve a “kill list.”
A State Department veteran clarifies what is and isn’t unprecedented about the travel ban.
Secretary Tillerson will lead diplomats increasingly on the sidelines of foreign-policy decisions.
Clinton supporters have a new fantasy of bringing down Trump with the Emoluments Clause.
Attempts to overturn the election threaten to undermine the tradition of peaceful transfer of power.
Obama will hand the new administration an unprecedented amount of presidential prerogatives.
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