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Will the Jihadist Wars Truly Be Endless?

Washington security experts, including National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, certainly think so.
Jon Basil Utley January 5, 2018

2017: The Year the Iraq War Truly Ended

So why does it feel like Iran is the only winner?
Peter Van Buren December 30, 2017

Propaganda Aiming to Prove Iran Supplied Missiles Backfires

Closer look shows we are more vulnerable to ballistic weapons than we think. Here's why.
Scott Ritter December 26, 2017

No, Donald Trump Isn’t Going to Nuke North Korea

Listen beyond the din of 'mushroom cloud' case-building, if you can.
Peter Van Buren December 21, 2017

Libya and the Swift Demise of ‘Responsibility to Protect’

The unnecessary war and regime change killed any credibility for a humanitarian doctrine, for years to come.
Daniel Larison December 21, 2017

Co-opted: Trump’s ‘New’ Security Strategy is Old Warmongering

So how did such a dangerous document emerge from the White House?
Robert W. Merry December 20, 2017

Whither the Anti-war Movement?

The duopoly succumbed to the war machine, while organized resistance got pushed to the fringe.
Daniel Martin December 15, 2017

The Nuke ‘Treaty That Ended the Cold War’ is Unraveling

The Trump administration signals a game of chicken with Russia, which could mean the death of arms control.
Scott Ritter December 11, 2017

Why is Defense Waste Taboo in the Tax Debate?

For all the talk about spending and debt, wars are never on the table.
Jon Basil Utley December 1, 2017