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A Foreign-Policy Problem No One Talks About

Jim Sleeper | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

Instead of acknowledging their deepest feelings openly, or even to themselves, the writers I've mentioned who've brought so much folly and destruction upon their republic, are doubling down, more nervous and desperate than ever, looking for someone else to blame.

Romney's Cold War Ponzi Scheme

Robert Scheer | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Obama, the naive community organizer, thinks the foreign policy debate is about national security, but Romney, the quintessential vulture capitalist, knows that it's always been about maximizing profit.

If a Republican Were President

Robert Scheer | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

No doubt many reasonable Americans will view Obama as the lesser evil come election time, and for some that will prove compelling. But I take the dreary choices to be one akin to a form of slow torture. Better to support the Occupy Wall Street protests as an inspiring alternative.

An Unsanitized Look at the Origins of the Iraq War

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The debacle in Iraq is not merely a result of errors in planning or poor decision-making. Soldiers are still risking their lives every day in Iraq, "combat" or no "combat," and many more will die for this policy our neo-con leaders handed down to us.

The Latest Neocon Attack on Obama

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jacob Heilbrunn

Urging Obama to stand up for human rights is all well and good. But what, exactly, would he accomplish by upbraiding Vladimir Putin for his lapses?

Bibi Goes to Washington: How About a Nuclear Free Middle East?

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

It might be the case that Netanyahu has far more friends in Washington than does the president.

Torture? What About the Crime of Waging Aggressive War?

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

In addition to investigating torture as a war crime it is imperative that we also examine the lies and deceit that led the United States to try to remake the politics of the Middle East.

The New Neocon Alliance with Obama

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Heilbrunn

This morning leading neoconservatives such as William Kristol and Robert Kagan held a meeting at the Mayflower Hotel -- in support of President Obama's Afghanistan policy.

"Mission Accomplished" Bush Gets the Last Laugh in Iraq and Afghanistan

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

For years, George W. Bush has been roundly criticized, even lampooned, for declaring "Mission Accomplished" in Iraq. But maybe declaring "Mission Accomplished" was not that crazy after all.

Kristol Re-Starting Militaristic Neocon Think Tank

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It looks like Bill Kristol may be making good on his threat to revive the Project for the New American Century. Since May, visitors to PNAC's website ...