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The United States Is a Force for Chaos Across the Planet

May 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
The United States Is a Force for Chaos Across the Planet

The United States is incapable of producing any results other than destruction and further fragmentation across large parts of the planet, argues Tom Engelhardt, author of A Nation Unmade by War. Since 1991, the US has been engaged in a misguided and destructive exercise of triumphalism that has cost nearly $6 trillion.

Playing Trump for Peace: How the Korean Peninsula Could Become a Global Bright Spot

May 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
Playing Trump for Peace: How the Korean Peninsula Could Become a Global Bright Spot

A man walks past a television news screen at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump on May 16, 2018. (Photo: Jung Yeon / AFP / Getty Images)
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Reactionary Nostalgia for Yesterday's Empire

May 12, 2018 - 2:00pm

After a yearlong chaotic faction fight in his administration, Trump has purged the White House of most of its establishment representatives and replaced them with advocates of his "America First" nationalism and militarism.
The new "cabinet of horrors" has thrown the establishment into a paroxysm of nostalgia for what they consider the sacrosanct assumptions of yesteryear -- or at least 18 months ago.

Will Trump Set Off the Middle East Powder Keg?

April 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
Will Trump Set Off the Middle East Powder Keg?

A Syrian government soldier flashes the sign for victory as people walk along a destroyed street in Douma on the outskirts of Damascus on April 16, 2018. (Photo: LOUAI BESHARA / AFP / Getty Images)
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