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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.

House Democrats Help GOP Pass Massive Pentagon Budget That Includes Billions for Expanded Nuclear Arsenal

May 25, 2018 - 2:00pm
House Democrats Help GOP Pass Massive Pentagon Budget That Includes Billions for Expanded Nuclear Arsenal

The F-35 Lightning II fighter jet. (Photo: Blake Lewis)
While the world responds with alarm over President Donald Trump's spontaneous decision to cancel diplomatic talks with North Korea scheduled for next month -- which aimed to ease rising nuclear tensions -- 131 Democrats in the US House joined with the overwhelming majority of Republicans to pass a $717 billion Pentagon spending bill that includes massive expansion of the US nuclear arsenal.

Trump Drones On: How Unpiloted Aircraft Expand the War on Terror

May 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
Trump Drones On: How Unpiloted Aircraft Expand the War on Terror

A US Air Force MQ-1B Predator unmanned aerial vehicle carrying a Hellfire missile lands at a secret air base after flying a mission in the Persian Gulf region on January 7, 2016. (Photo: John Moore / Getty Images)
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The US Needs to Rethink War and Look Honestly at Ourselves and Our Allies

May 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
The US Needs to Rethink War and Look Honestly at Ourselves and Our Allies

US Marines fire a non-explosive illumination round using an 81mm mortar to deter enemy activity near Gereshk, Afghanistan, September 23, 2017. (Photo: Sgt. Lucas Hopkins / US Marine Corps)
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