Public Approval for the Afghan and Iraq Wars Has Collapsed
by Lawrence S. Wittner
And it shouldn't be surprising: Americans tend to have buyers' remorse when it comes to war.
The Coming Era of Tiny Wars and Micro-Conflicts
by Tom Engelhardt
Why Washington can't stop militarizing the planet.
No Good Options for Obama in Syria
by Michael H. Creswell
Inaction means Assad remains in power and Obama looking weak, but the president faces hurdles to action both at the UN and in Congress.
How We Name Our Wars Matters
by Andrew J. Bacevich
Clockwise from top: Buffalo Soldiers in the Spanish American War; a Soviet officer in World War II; Canadian troops in World War I, and dead Confederate soldiers in the American Civil War.Originally posted on TomDispatch.com For well over a decade now the United States has been “a nation at war.” Does that war have a name?
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