Although the peace movement is not a loud voice at this time in the US, it should be. In this introduction of A Nation Unmade by War, Tom Engelhardt discusses the history of the United States' twenty-first century conflicts and how the country has become increasingly unsettled by the US empire as it continues to assert its military might around the globe.A US soldier maneuvers through a smoke screen during live fire exercise in Djibouti, December 27, 2017.
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Donald Trump listens during a meeting with California leaders and public officials who oppose California's sanctuary policies in the Cabinet Room of the White House May 16, 2018, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Olivier Douliery-Pool / Getty Images)
An Israeli soldier stands next to Merkava Mark IV tanks in a deployment area near the Syrian border in the Israel-annexed Golan Heights on May 10, 2018. (Photo: Menahem Kahana / AFP / Getty Images)
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Donald Trump announces the withdrawal of the United States from the Iran nuclear deal during a "Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action" event in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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Lobbyists who joined the Trump administration and now want to return to their old trade have a problem: President Trump said they can't.