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No, Iran Won't Have a Nuclear Bomb 'in a Matter of Months' Scott Ritter, 1/26/2020 Time for Congress to Undeclared Wars and Bring Troops Home Idaho Lieutenant Governor Janice McGeachin, 1/26/2020
The Case for Repealing, and Not Replacing, the Iraq War Authorization by Elizabeth Beavers , 1/25/2020 US Admits Yemen's Houthis Aren't an Iranian Proxy as the Death Toll Climbs by Joziah Thayer, 1/24/2020
A Pattern of Passing Up Peace by Ted Snider, 1/24/2020 Adam Schiff Is a Dangerous Warmonger by Liza Featherstone , 1/24/2020
How Trump's Israel-Palestine 'Peace Plan' Will Kill the Two-State Solution by Mitchell Plitnick, 1/24/2020 Ceasefire or Not, It's Time to Get Out of America's Longest War by Bonnie Kristian, 1/23/2020
Trump's Critics Show Their Own Sterile Thinking About Foreign Policy by Ted Galen Carpenter, 1/23/2020 The War on Journalism: the Greenwald Persecution Mimics Assange by Nozomi Hayase, 1/23/2020
Adam Schiff's Very Scary Warmongering Speech by Daniel Lazare, 1/23/2020 US Foreign Policy Goes Off the Rails by Maj. Danny Sjursen (ret.), 1/23/2020
Why Are Americans Being Killed in Africa? by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, 1/22/2020 Trump Is Right: Afghanistan Is a 'Loser War' by Doug Bandow, 1/22/2020
We Are All Passengers on Tehran-Kiev Flight 752 by John Walsh, 1/22/2020 Trump's Katyusha Conundrum by William Walter Kay, 1/22/2020
Brazil's Charges Against Glenn Greenwald Reek of Authoritarianism by Trevor Timm, 1/22/2020 The US's Inalienable Right to Violence by Gregory Shupak, 1/22/2020
Making Sense of Russia's New Cabinet by Gilbert Doctorow, 1/22/2020 Martin Indyk: an Important Neoliberal Defects by Andrew J. Bacevich, 1/21/2020
Drone Strikes Leave Innocent Widows and Orphans by Brian Cloughley, 1/21/2020 How the Military-Industrial Complex Gets Away With Murder by Mandy Smithberger, 1/21/2020
Tom Cotton, Soldier in Bill Kristol's Proxy War Against Evil by Robert Wright, 1/21/2020 The New McCarthyism by Paul R. Pillar, 1/21/2020
The Latest and Most Reckless US Imperial Act by Patrick Lawrence, 1/21/2020 Democrats Invoke Cold War Narrative to Push Impeachment by Daniel Lazare, 1/20/2020
The Failure of the Juan Guaido Coup in Venezuela by Daniel McAdams, 1/20/2020 President Can Not Initiate a War Without Congressional Approval by Joel Kurtinitis, 1/20/2020
How Expansive Is FBI Spying? by Ron Paul, 1/20/2020 Today's US-Iran Crisis Is Rooted in the Decision to Invade Iraq by Stephen Zunes, 1/20/2020
Shame: We Stood by While Saudis Helped Criminals Flee US by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, 1/19/2020 The Radicalism of Randolph Bourne by Nikhil Pal Singh, 1/19/2020
The Time Is Ripe for Renewed Diplomacy With Iran by Mitchell Plitnick, 1/19/2020 Iranian Influence in Iraq May Not Be a Bad Thing by Peter Crowley, 1/19/2020
Why Assange Extradition Case Matters to Our Democracy by Nozomi Hayase, 1/19/2020 The US and Iran's Perpetual Almost-War Is Unsustainable by Patrick Cockburn, 1/18/2020
Trump Is the Third President to Lie About Afghan War Success by Marjorie Cohn, 1/17/2020 The Iran Crisis Risks Going Nuclear by William Arkin, 1/17/2020
Warmonger Cotton Accuses Antiwar Think Tank of Anti-Semitism by Sheldon Richman, 1/17/2020 Egypt and the Destruction of Civil Liberties in America by Jacob G. Hornberger, 1/17/2020
Why Congress Is Not Serious About the War Powers in the Constitution by William Smith, 1/17/2020 Huge Debt Got Us Hooked on Petrodollars - and on Saudi Arabia by Ryan McMaken, 1/16/2020
Yes, Conservative Vets Want Out of Afghanistan, Too by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, 1/16/2020 Regardless of How the Iraqis Feel, the US Should Leave by Jerrod A. Laber, 1/16/2020
Five Things You Can't Know About Israel and Its Lobby by Grant Smith, 1/16/2020 Key Architect of 2003 Iraq War Is Now a Key Architect of Trump Iran Policy by Jon Schwarz, 1/16/2020
You've Been Conditioned for War by David Niose, 1/16/2020 Vladimir Putin Prepares His Succession by Gilbert Doctorow, 1/16/2020
Marching Toward a New Middle East Conflict by Michael Reeves, 1/16/2020 ISIS Calls Soleimani's Death an Act of 'Divine Intervention' That Will Help Them Regain a Foothold in Iraq by Shane Trejo, 1/15/2020
Note to Trump: Iraq is Not a U.S. Colony by Doug Bandow, 1/15/2020 Sealed Off and Forgotten: Israel's 'Firing Zones' in the West Bank by Ramzy Baroud, 1/15/2020
A Tangled Web of Deception by Andrew P. Napolitano, 1/15/2020 War Worries Transcend Trump by Jacob Sullum, 1/15/2020
Establishment Pundits Go Nuts Over New Russian Hacking Conspiracy by Caitlin Johnstone, 1/15/2020 Interventionism Makes Americans Less Safe by Jacob G. Hornberger, 1/15/2020
Why Is Congress So Afraid to Use Its War Powers? by Andy Kroll & Ryan Bort , 1/14/2020 Ike's Military-Industrial Complex, Six Decades Later by James Pinkerton, 1/14/2020
Trump Officials Stumble and Bumble Over 'Imminent Threats' by Barbara Boland, 1/14/2020 Is Trump 'Selling' Our Troops to Saudi Arabia? by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, 1/14/2020
Who's to Blame for Flight 752? by Daniel Lazare, 1/14/2020 Western Media Coverage of Russia as an Exercise in Propaganda by Gilbert Doctorow, 1/14/2020
The Useless War Powers Act by Harry Blain, 1/14/2020 Trump and Congress Double Down on Demonizing Iran by Philip Giraldi, 1/13/2020
'Iran's Proxies' Is Dishonest and Slanted Description of 'Iran's Allies' by James North, 1/13/2020 Trump's In-Kind Contribution to Bernie by Patrick J. Buchanan, 1/13/2020
War With Iran Is Both Unwise and Unnecessary by Charles V. Peña, 1/13/2020 Lying Generals and the Lies They Tell by Maj. Danny Sjursen (ret.), 1/13/2020
How the US and Iran Can Work Together on Their 'Shared Priorities' by Gary Sick, 1/13/2020 Will Alleged CIA Misbehavior Set Julian Assange Free? by James C. Goodale, 1/13/2020
Regime Change Rarely Succeeds. When Will the US Learn? by Benjamin Denison, 1/13/2020 US to Iraq: 'Vote All You Want, We're Not Leaving!' by Ron Paul, 1/13/2020
Revolving Door Shills on TV Need an 'Outing' by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, 1/12/2020 Congress's Work to Prevent War With Iran Has Only Just Begun by Kate Kizer, 1/12/2020
From Obama to Trump, the Escalation of Drone Warfare by Allegra Harpootlian, 1/12/2020 Trump's Escalation Imperils Innocents by Sheldon Richman, 1/12/2020
Trump Backs Down; Iran Conflict Continues by Reese Erlich, 1/12/2020 America Has a Samson Problem by Andrew J. Bacevich, 1/11/2020
Maximum Failure: Trump's Strategy Can't Bring Kim to the Table by Kyle Anzalone and Will Porter, 1/11/2020 Lies, the Bethlehem Doctrine, and the Illegal Murder of Soleimani by Craig Murray, 1/10/2020
The Evangelicals Who Pray for War With Iran by Sarah Posner, 1/10/2020 America the Repugnant. Assassinating Foreign Leaders Is an Act of War by Philip Giraldi, 1/10/2020
The Long Sordid History of Pentagon Intervention in Iraq by Jacob G. Hornberger, 1/10/2020 Come Home, America: Stop Policing the Globe and Put an End to Wars-Without-End by John W. Whitehead, 1/10/2020
The Embalming of Syria by Edward Hunt, 1/10/2020 Sanctions Are Economic Warfare by John Nichols, 1/9/2020
You Can't Kill Top Leaders of Countries We Aren't at War With by Jim Webb, 1/9/2020 The Obama Administration Wrecked Libya for a Generation by Doug Bandow, 1/9/2020
The Assassination of Qassem Suleimani: Imminent Threat of Peace by Ted Snider, 1/9/2020 Report: US Drone Strike Kills 60 Afghan Civilians, Taliban Commander by Brett Wilkins, 1/9/2020
The Ongoing US War on Iran by Jacob G. Hornberger, 1/9/2020 The Global War of Error by Tom Engelhardt, 1/9/2020
Trump's Bogus 'Off Ramp' Offer to Iran by Ted Galen Carpenter , 1/9/2020 Who Created the Persian Gulf Tinderbox? by Daniel Lazare, 1/9/2020
Pompeo's Gulf of Tonkin Incident by Gareth Porter, 1/8/2020 The Islamic Republic of Restraint by Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.), 1/8/2020
A Lawless Political Assassination by Andrew P. Napolitano, 1/8/2020 Will This Billionaire-Funded Think Tank Get Its War With Iran? by James W. Carden, 1/8/2020
There's No Evidence Iran Supported the Killing of Hundreds of Americans by Stephen Zunes, 1/8/2020 The US Military Should Take the Iraqi Parliament's Advice and Leave by Annelle Sheline, 1/8/2020
The Donald's Assassination of General Soleimani – As Stupid as It Gets by David Stockman, 1/8/2020 How Congress Can Stop Trump's Iran War by Barbara Boland, 1/7/2020
Killing Soleimani Was in Israel's Interest, 'Not in the American Interest' by Philip Weiss, 1/7/2020 The Many Faces of Qassem Soleimani by Guy Somerset, 1/7/2020
6 Reasons the Conflict With Iran Is Giving US Iraq War Flashbacks by Tim Dickinson, 1/7/2020 Cable News Turns to Iraq War Flunkies Like Judith Miller for Iran Insight by Justin Baragona, 1/7/2020
US Media Outlets Fail to Disclose US Government Ties of 'Iranian Journalist' by Eli Clifton, 1/7/2020 Congress, Don't Stop at Passing a Strong War Powers Resolution by John Nichols, 1/7/2020
If Americans Die in the Iran Crisis, Remember Pompeo Called It 'A Little Noise' by Joan Walsh, 1/7/2020 Trump's Iran Aggression Deserves Full-Throated Opposition by Peter Certo, 1/7/2020
US Actions in Iraq Could Plunge the Country Into Crisis Once Again by Patrick Cockburn, 1/6/2020 The Middle East Is More Stable When the United States Stays Away by Trita Parsi, 1/6/2020
Blood on Whose Hands? by Brett Wilkins, 1/6/2020 Anti-War Conservatives Join Protests Against Trump's Iran Confrontation by Hunter DeRensis, 1/6/2020
Trump Is Doing the Bidding of Washington's Most Vile Cabal by Jeremy Scahill, 1/6/2020 Why I Don't Trust Trump on Iran by Ron Paul, 1/6/2020
US Empire's Passion for Iraqi Democracy Magically Disappears by Caitlin Johnstone, 1/6/2020 Iraqi PM Exposes Trump's Lie of Soleimani Plotting 'Imminent Attacks' by Max Blumenthal, 1/6/2020
The Soleimani Assassination: Worse Than a Crime, a Mistake by Thomas Knapp, 1/6/2020 Who Started It?: A (Reverse) Timeline of US/Iran Retaliations by Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.), 1/5/2020
America's Plans to 'Win' the Afghan War by Nick Turse, 1/5/2020 Iraq War IV? by Scott Horton, 1/5/2020
Five Lessons Afghanistan Teaches US About Iran by Cliff Maloney, 1/5/2020 Trump's Suleimani Strike Is More of the Same Losing US Game Plan in the Mideast by Andrew Bacevich, 1/5/2020
Donald Trump's Iran Policy Comes Down to One Word: Chaos by Doug Bandow, 1/5/2020 Did Donald Trump Just Start a War With Iran? by Ted Galen Carpenter, 1/5/2020
Trump and His Team Are Lying Their Way to War With Iran by Ryan Costello, 1/5/2020 Iranian Revenge Will Be a Dish Best Served Cold by Scott Ritter, 1/4/2020
Suleimani Air Strike Escalates US Assassination Policy by Luca Trenta, 1/4/2020 Trump Poured Gasoline on Fire by Assassinating Soleimani by Gary Sick, 1/3/2020
The Donald Is Now America First's Own Assassin by David Stockman, 1/3/2020 The Afghanistan Papers by John James Duncan Jr., 1/3/2020
Congress Failed to Act to Prevent Iran War. Now Trump Has Put Millions at Risk. by Hassan El-Tayyab, 1/3/2020 The USA Doubles Down on Its Saudi Allegiance by Craig Murray, 1/3/2020
US Assassination of Top Iranian Military Official May Ignite World War by Caitlin Johnstone, 1/3/2020 Who Will Stop Trump's War on Iran? by Jeet Heer, 1/3/2020
Iraq's Worst Fears Have Come True - a Proxy War Is on Its Doorstep by Patrick Cockburn, 1/3/2020 Why Iraq Is Much Worse Than 'Trump's Benghazi' by W. James Antle III, 1/3/2020
Yes, a Deal Between North Korea and America Is Still Possible by Doug Bandow, 1/3/2020 Does Trump's Strike Against Iran Mean We Are Going to War? by Elizabeth Nolan Brown , 1/3/2020
It's Time to Face the Truth on North Korea by Daniel L. Davis, 1/3/2020 The Killing of General Soleimani: Hail Mars! Hail Pluto! by Matthew Hoh, 1/2/2020
Vietnam! Vietnam! by Kym Robinson, 1/2/2020 Military-Intellectual Complex Looks Forward to More War in 2020 by Eric Boehm, 1/2/2020
A Limited-Government Republic Versus a National-Security State by Jacob G. Hornberger, 1/2/2020 Kim Jong-UN Hedges His Bets. How Will Trump Respond? by Ted Galen Carpenter , 1/2/2020
A New Year and a New Trump Foreign Policy Blunder in Iraq by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davies, 1/2/2020 The Magic Tricks the Blob Uses to Keep the US Military in Afghanistan by Gordon Adams, 1/2/2020
Can Escalation Be Prevented in Iraq? by Helena Cobban, 1/2/2020 Jimmy Stewart's Not-So-Wonderful Life With PTSD by Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.), 1/2/2020
Samantha Power in Bosnia: a Poster Child for Toxic Advocacy Journalism by Ted Galen Carpenter, 1/1/2020 North Korea's Warning to America: End Your 'Hostile Policy' or Get Nothing by Tim Shorrock, 1/1/2020
How Our Economic Warfare Brings the World to Heel by Doug Bandow, 1/1/2020 The Syrian Conflict Is Awash With Chemical Warfare Propaganda by Robert Fisk, 1/1/2020
The Embassy Attack Revealed Trump's Weakness by Peter Beinart, 1/1/2020 Happy New Year, Riyadh! by Charles Pierson, 1/1/2020
Let's Not Pretend That Iraqi Paramilitaries Drew First Blood by Marko Marjanović, 1/1/2020 Does Opposing Intervention Against Nation X Mean You Love Nation X's Govt? by Caitlin Johnstone, 1/1/2020
Palestine Amid the Checkpoints, a Wan Hope for Peace by Paul Brian, 12/31/2019 The Last Decade Brought the Middle East Conflict to the US, and That Is Progress by Philip Weiss, 12/31/2019
Wearing Out a Welcome in Iraq by Paul R. Pillar, 12/31/2019 Mercenary Nation: Litigious 'Solutions' to Systemic Problems by Maj. Danny Sjursen (ret.), 12/31/2019
Iraq: America's Other 'Longest War' by Thomas Knapp, 12/31/2019 Three Bad Habits the DC Foreign Policy Elite Must Drop in the New Year by Daniel R. DePetris, 12/31/2019
The 3 Worst Foreign Policy Disasters of the 2010s by Daniel R. DePetris, 12/31/2019 This American Died for Our Lies in Afghanistan by Peter Van Buren, 12/30/2019
Edward Snowden Sets the Record Straight by Roslyn Fuller, 12/30/2019 Groupthink Resurgent by George Beebe, 12/22/2019
The Pentagon's and CIA's Destruction of the Bill of Rights by Jacob G. Hornberger, 12/18/2019 How US Military Leaders Perpetuated the Great Big Lie in Afghanistan by James Russell, 12/12/2019
Everyone Knew We Were Losing in Afghanistan by David A. Graham, 12/9/2019
For a New Isolationism by Murray Rothbard, 4/1/59 War is the Health of the State by Randolph Bourne, 1918
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