War is not politics, it is violence – murder – on an enormous scale. It does not lead to democracy, security, or good governance, it leads to anger, humiliation, and above all else, more violence.
|By: Josh Mull Wednesday August 25, 2010 5:45 pm|
A response to Spencer Ackerman’s opening gambit on Pakistan diplomacy.
|By: Derrick Crowe Wednesday August 25, 2010 6:00 am|
On college campuses, credit card companies entice naive undergrads into signing up for super-high-interest-rate credit cards by giving away “perceived high-value items” like t-shirts or coffee mugs. They’re called perceived high value items because they really aren’t worth as much as people assume. Their only purpose is to distract from the terrible terms in the [...]
|By: Josh Mull Friday August 20, 2010 4:40 pm|
The propaganda tour has failed – 6 in 10 Americans want an end to the war in Afghanistan. Will Obama stick to his timeline, or will congress be forced to take drastic measures?
|By: Josh Mull Wednesday August 18, 2010 7:10 pm|
The ability for the United States to project power abroad – to protect its national security interests – is broken
|By: Josh Mull Monday August 16, 2010 6:30 pm|
If President Obama is too weak to preserve our civilian-military order, then Congress is obligated to enforce its Constitutional authority over the power of war.
|By: Josh Mull Wednesday August 11, 2010 5:10 pm|
Now is the time to rethink your position on the war in Afghanistan.
|By: Derrick Crowe Friday August 6, 2010 11:35 am|
Exclusive, on-the-ground interviews obtained by Brave New Foundation’s Rethink Afghanistan project confirm what U.S. and allied forces repeatedly denied: U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan killed dozens of people in the Sangin District of Helmand Province on July 23.
|By: Derrick Crowe Monday August 2, 2010 3:45 pm|
Tomorrow, TIME Magazine will treat newsstand customers everywhere to one of the most rank propaganda plays of the Afghanistan War. The cover features a woman, Aisha, whose face was mutilated by the Taliban, next to the headline, “What Happens If We Leave Afghanistan.” Far more people will see this image and have their emotions manipulated by it than will read the article within (which itself seems to be a journalistic travesty, if the web version is any indication), so TIME should be absolutely ashamed of themselves for such a dishonest snow job on their customers. Readers deserve better.
|By: Derrick Crowe Thursday July 29, 2010 9:35 am|
President Obama managed to show just how nimble and how disingenuous an administration can be in his response to the WikiLeaks fiasco.