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White vs. Red Poppies on ‘Remembrance Day’

A cultural fault line has developed over the 100-year tradition of honoring the sacrifice of soldiers in the Great War.
Nayeli Riano November 11, 2019

Why We Must Reclaim ‘Armistice Day’

The original spirit was 'never again.' Now in an era of forever war, we celebrate vets with a mere ‘thank you.’
Danny Sjursen November 11, 2019

What is the New ‘Woke’ Military Really Preparing Us For?

Critics say social engineering has infiltrated the armed forces, putting readiness at risk.
Casey Chalk November 8, 2019

Just How Swampy Are U.S-Saudi Arms Deals?

Let's just say that Americans representing the kingdom are making a killing while pushing U.S. jobs overseas.
Andrew Cockburn September 27, 2019

Veterans Reach Their Tipping Point Against Our Post-9/11 Wars

Solid majorities of veterans believe Iraq and Afghanistan were not worth fighting. It's time to heed their counsel.
TAC Staff September 10, 2019

The World War I Battle That Changed the World Forever

105 years ago, a decisive engagement on the Marne River transformed warfare, destroyed Europe, and unleashed totalitarianism.
John Rossi September 6, 2019

Under New U.S.-Taliban Deal, More Troops Stay than Leave

Despite Trump's campaign promise to get out of Afghanistan, this is shaping up to be a long-term occupation.
Barbara Boland September 3, 2019

Military Spending: Ignoring the $738 Billion Elephant in the Room

Congress just passed a budget that blows the doors off the deficit and Pentagon budget levels. So where are the presidential candidates?
August 13, 2019

A Nuclear Weapons Treaty Died Today

Armed with pen and clip board, our author was one of the first INF inspectors on the ground in Soviet Russia in 1988.
Scott Ritter August 2, 2019