Tag: us military
  • Empire of Bases 2.0
  • The government has literally lost count of the number of US military bases abroad. But it must tally and then radically downsize.

  • War is a Drug
  • Washington has a serious surge addiction, with all the delusions and madness that come with being addicted. A trip to rehab is long overdue.

  • Making War By the Book
  • Unlike with the Vietnam war, few antiwar books are being published today. But there's no shortage of books dedicated to waging the seemingly endless American war in Afghanistan better.

  • The Secret Killers
  • The US military is fast becoming Manhunting, Inc, expanding its use of highly secretive "capture/kill" teams. Task Force 373 in Afghanistan is one such special operations forces assassination unit.

  • A My Lai a Month
  • A multiyear investigation into Operation Speedy Express uncovers a pattern of civilian slaughter by the US military during Vietnam whose carnage dwarfs My Lai.