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Entries by Tom Engelhardt from 04/2010

Believe It or Not (2010 Imperial Edition): U.S. War-Fighting Numbers to Knock Your Socks Off

| Posted 04.06.2010 | Politics

Believe it or not, the staggering logistics effort underway to transport part of the American way of war from Iraq to Afghanistan is now being compared by those involved to Hannibal crossing the Alps with his cohort of battle elephants.

Gods and Monsters: Fighting American Wars From on High

| Posted 04.13.2010 | Politics

Here's the fact of the matter: in the cities, towns, and villages of the distant lands where Americans tend to make war, civilians die regularly and repeatedly at our hands. If you arrive from the heavens, they will die.

Yes, We Could... Get Out! Why We Won't Leave Afghanistan or Iraq

| Posted 04.26.2010 | Politics

The reality that dare not speak its name in Washington is this: no matter what might happen in an Afghanistan that lacked us the stakes for Americans would be minor in nature.