Articles tagged with war-and-national-security

Mark Tseng-Putterman

Contemporary gun violence is not so much terrorism as tradition. It is deeply intertwined with the white supremacist foundations of the United States.

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Elaine Scarry Rachel Ablow

With virtually no democratic oversight and over 6,500 missiles in the United States alone, the use of nuclear weapons is almost inevitable. So why is it so hard to think about nuclear war?

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Nikhil Pal Singh

The Cold War says more about how U.S. elites imagined their “freedom” than it does about enabling other people to be free.

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Alex de Waal

The famine in Yemen is not simply “man-made.” Particular men are responsible, and they should be brought to justice.

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Greg Grandin

Donald Trump says there is “a crisis of the soul” at the border. He is right, though not in the way he thinks.

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Jeanne Morefield

It reflects, like a funhouse mirror, a twisted image of U.S. imperialism.

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Matthew Longo

We have surrendered the cherished value of “innocent until proven guilty” for the security logic that we are all “risky until proven safe.”

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Mark Bould

Trump’s Space Force is a bad reboot of the old imperial fantasy of control from above.