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War Hawks

Hillary the Hawk

Medea Benjamin | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

As commander-in-chief, there's no reason to believe Hillary would be any less a hawk than she was as the senator who backed George W. Bush's war in Iraq, or the Secretary of State who encouraged Barack Obama to escalate the war in Afghanistan.

John McCain Contradicts John McCain

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has spent much of the past week attacking President Obama's response to the militant insurgency sweeping through Iraq, poin...

The Daily Szep -- Fighting War

Paul Szep | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics
Paul Szep

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Let's Drop the Big One

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Republican presidential candidates' extreme comments about economics and culture have dominated headlines, but lurking in the shadows is a hawkish Cold War mentality. Gingrich, Romney and Santorum want to beef up the military and put nuclear weapons back on the table.

Peggy Noonan's Shameless Attempt To Rewrite (Her Own) History

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

War hawks like Peggy Noonan have to find some way to wipe the slate clean. They have to at least try to rewrite history because if they let the true facts go unchallenged, that means liberal doves were right about U.S. foreign policy.

A Falcon of Peace

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Engelhardt

Despite everything, hawks rule; doves never even get the chance to take off. If you're not addicted to force (and so failure), you're simply not a part of the grand scheme of things, of the world as it is.

An Awkward Question For Iraq War Hawks

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Shaffer

If conditions in Iraq are now in good shape and the bad guys are on the run, why is the US allowing thousands of Iraqis to leave their country and re-settle here?