iOS app Android app

US War on Terror

Hope and Change Fade, but War Endures: Seven Reasons Why We Can't Stop Making War

William J. Astore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William J. Astore

Our nation's pursuit of war taps so many wellsprings of our behavior that a concerted effort to cap it would dwarf BP's efforts in the Gulf of Mexico.

An American World of War: What to Watch for in 2010

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Let's pause a moment as the New Year begins and take stock of ourselves as what we truly are: the preeminent war-making machine on planet Earth. Let's consider just what the American way of war might have in store for us in 2010.

My 4 Days At Gitmo (SLIDESHOW)

Tomek Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tomek Gross

When asked about rates of depression, mental problems, and suicide among the detainee population, the chief psychiatrist reminds us that we all suffer from anxieties and stresses.

Open Trade Within Closed Civil Society?

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

A trade route may alleviate concerns for now; but it will take more than a reopened trade route to erase decades of continued manipulation by India and Pakistan over Kashmiri civil society.