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Posts in category “War”

Fear and Loathing in Guantanamo Bay

The Guantanamo Bay detention center briefly reasserted its presence in the public …

Posted July 23rd, 2014

Gangs Bust the False Dichotomies of the Child Migration Crisis

The ongoing Central American child migrant crisis gained the national spotlight last week when the …

Posted July 7th, 2014

Congress Can Stop Obama’s Ramp Up to War

Barack Obama has asked Congress for $500 million to train and arm …

Posted July 1st, 2014

New Internationalism: Reax

Last week we convened some of the most significant thinkers in the …

Posted June 27th, 2014

Make Obama Go to Congress for More War in Iraq

Intervening against ISIS without permission would be a costly and unconstitutional mistake.

Posted June 24th, 2014

Bombs Can’t Save Iraq

The panic that engulfed this capital after the fall of Mosul, when …

Posted June 20th, 2014

ISIS May Expel Iraq’s Christians for Good

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, ISIS, has recently overtaken the …

Posted June 13th, 2014

Somewhere, Bin Laden Is Smiling

Bowe Bergdahl was “an American prisoner of war captured on the battlefield” …

Posted June 6th, 2014

Six Questions for Tara McKelvey on Torture

Tara McKelvey is a features writer at BBC News in Washington. She …

Posted May 12th, 2014

Russia’s Demographic Time Bomb

In the last stanza of “The Battle of Blenheim,” Robert Southey writes: …

Posted March 14th, 2014

Should the U.S. Intervene or End Syrian War?

Whether saber rattling or not, word is out that the White House …

Posted February 28th, 2014

Hagel Begins Trimming Army to 1940 Levels

A reduction in the size of the military has been a long …

Posted February 24th, 2014

Army Considers Slashing Brigades, Boosting Robots

With the post-9/11 financial spigots drying up, and sequestration at least partially …

Posted January 22nd, 2014

Obama Should Make Ending Wars His Legacy

“He ended one war and kept us out of any other,” is …

Posted January 21st, 2014

Debunking Sharon’s Peacemaker Status

John Kerry’s statement on Ariel Sharon’s death is here. Of course diplomats should …

Posted January 13th, 2014

Top Marine General on America’s Way of War—Jamestown Foundation Terrorism Conference

Jamestown Foundation is an old-line think tank founded during the Cold War …

Posted January 3rd, 2014

Few Speedbumps for the War Party

Peter Beinart raises the troubling question: Why is the Left good at protesting …

Posted December 23rd, 2013