If China begins to reclaim and militarize Scarborough Shoal, says Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III, America must fight.
There are always reasons. "They did it first." "They started it." "They deserved it." But the reasons are always just excuses. A war crime is a war crime is a war crime.
I'm scheduled to be on C-SPAN's Washington Journal on Wednesday, May 25, starting around 9:15 a.m. to roughly 10 a.m. (EDT). I will be discussing the Reason article on our farcical $4 trillion War on Terror.
It's Friday, it's Iraq, and there's still no vote on the cabinet nominated over a month ago. That means mass protests, and as with recent weeks, the rallies centered around the walled-off Green Zone, with many protesters forcing their way in, a
US-NATO Aggression and the Risk of World War III
An interesting controversy has broken out at Scripps College in Claremont, California. Several students and professors are protesting the selection of former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Madeleine Albright, as the commencement speaker.
On May 10, 92-year-old Henry Kissinger was given the Distinguished Public Service Award by Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter. It does little good to be outraged by this news, in that Kissinger may have the blood of (at least) hundreds of thousands o
The U.S. government's reliance on drones to sustain perpetual war in the Mideast is meeting resistance from some assigned to carry out and justify these tactics, including a U.S. Army chaplain who resigned in protest, writes Ann Wright.
The temporary takeover of the Iraqi parliament building and other facilities in the fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad by followers of Muqtada al-Sadr was a demonstration not only of current fractures in Iraqi politics but also of a recurring Am
Washington's Military Addiction And The Ruins Still to Come By Tom Engelhardt
I don't get it. On the one hand, we're told that the intentional targeting of civilians in wartime is a war crime. On the other hand, we're told that the intentional targeting of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with nuclear bombs was not a war crime.
Prof. Andrew Bacevich joins the Liberty Report to discuss his new book on the 30 year US war in the greater Middle East. Why are we losing and is there a better way?