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war on terror



  • Would Biden or Trump End America's Forever Wars?

    Stephen Wertheim questions whether politicians will heed the overwhelming public desire to scale back military intervention and get the Pentagon's spending under control. 



  • The Coming of a Social-Distancing Version of War

    by Danny Sjursen

    With U.S. troops still fighting in Somalia, former West Point history instructor Danny Sjursen takes a deep dive into the future of American war in a Covid-19 world.



  • Celebrated to Death: Memorial Day Is Killing Us

    by Erik Edstrom

    It should be our civic responsibility to change the forces that guide this nation. We must redefine what patriotism and national security truly stand for. 


  • The Original War on Terror

    by Eric Laursen

    A review of Nunzio Pernicone and Fraser M. Ottanelli, Assassins against the Old Order: Italian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe.



  • New Interactive Tool Maps the American War on Terror

    by Stephanie Savell

    In general, the American public has largely ignored these post-9/11 wars and their costs. But the vastness of Washington’s counterterror activities suggests, now more than ever, that it’s time to pay attention.



  • Advice Too Secret to Ignore

    by Tom Engelhardt

    Col. Manners Answers Your Questions on CIA Practices, Proper Cyberwar Behavior, and Invasion Etiquette



  • “Bride and Boom!”

    by Tom Engelhardt

    We’re number one... in obliterating wedding parties.


  • The American Way of Manners

    by Tom Engelhardt

    Col. Manners answers your questions on the etiquette of war, nuclear threats, and surveillance.