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Entries by Tom Engelhardt from 03/2011

Old Secretaries of Defense Never Die, They Just Write Bestselling Memoirs

| Posted 03.07.2011 | Politics

Robert Gates' much-hinted-at retirement now seems like the Titanic looming on the military-industrial horizon.

Taking the War Out of Air War: What U.S. Air Power Actually Does

| Posted 03.17.2011 | Politics

U.S. air power is a form of warfare which guarantees the American side quite literal, godlike invulnerability. Can it be war if one side is never in danger?

Missing in the Japan Catastrophe -- Thinking the Unthinkable

| Posted 03.22.2011 | World

While each morning's screaming headlines contain terrible words -- "dire," "catastrophic," "ever worsening" -- you can feel the urge not to tumble into the irradiated zone of the nuclear imagination.