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It reflects, like a funhouse mirror, a twisted image of U.S. imperialism.
What differentiates the crimes of a terrorist, hacker, or non-state actor from those of a president who launches a nuclear weapon?
Elaine Scarry, Jonathan King, Bruce Ackerman, Kennette Benedict, Bruce Blair, Sissela Bok, Rosa Brooks, John Burroughs, Hugh Gusterson, Edward Markey, Jim McGovern, Zia Mian, William Perry
The resistance to the Vietnam War was the most diverse and dynamic antiwar movement in U.S. history. We have all but forgotten it today.
Christian G. Appy
On becoming the collateral damage of American warmongering.
Victoria-Lola M. Leon Guerrero
As Trump tweets us closer to war, a look back at North Korean nationalism may provide an out.
Odd Arne Westad
Since its origins, the United States has grappled with the role of the military in a democracy. Given Trump's latest moves, do the people still decide who will be killed in their name?
One year after Turkey's failed coup, retribution has become a farcical national obsession.
Our defense budget is like an annual gift card for military adventures. Increasing it now is a terrible idea.
Benjamin H. Friedman
On the legal and ethical scope of surveillance.
For too long we have acquiesced to Islamophobic government policies. The cost of our silence is now clear.
Amna Akbar, Jeanne Theoharis
Islamophobia is a shared project of the Democrat and Republican parties, long preceding the rise of white nationalism and Trump.
John Bowen, Aziz Rana
The crisis of liberal capitalism has arrived, bringing us to the brink of total global war.
Alex de Waal
Protest is not merely a matter of personal awakening, but of organizing and mobilizing the power needed to change social relations.
Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
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