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Permanent War

Extracting The United States From A Condition Of Permanent War

David Coates | Posted 08.01.2016 | Politics
David Coates

The scale and character of U.S. military action overseas didn't figure much in the Democratic Party's internal debate on the choice of a presidential candidate, but with that choice resolved it needs to figure now.

Doubling Down on a Failed Strategy

David Vine | Posted 01.14.2017 | Politics
David Vine

Amid the distractions of the holiday season, the New York Times revealed that the Obama administration is considering a Pentagon proposal to create a "new" and "enduring" system of military bases around the Middle East.

U.S. Nearly Used Nukes During Vietnam War

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics
Marjorie Cohn

If the president had done what the Joint Chiefs recommended, the movement would have grown even larger, but so would the war, much larger than it ever became.

Saying No to Permanent Global War

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

The annual reauthorization of the Department of Defense contains unprecedented and dangerous language that gives the president virtually unchecked power to take the country to war and keep us there.

Stopping Orwell's Nightmare

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Alan Grayson introduced H.R. 5353: The War Is Making You Poor Act. It strikes me as the focal point of a reborn movement to end our wars in Asia and halt the spread of American hubris.