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Time to rip up the president's blank check for war
Military Industrial Complex

Time to rip up the president's blank check for war

The 2002 military authorization — up for a vote today — is largely symbolic. The 2001 AUMF is what's being used to justify all post-9/11 interventions.


Hell in the shadows: Congo and the ultimate endless war of all time

Jason Stearns argues why war here has become self-perpetuating, as 120 armed groups feed off each other and millions have died.

Washington Politics

Polls: Black Americans less inclined to support Ukraine if it leads to US war

Surveys signal a wider resistance to interventionism, which is not surprising given the history of sacrifice, and cost to communities.

Global Crises

'Sweeping' DoD plan to mitigate civilian harm merely humanizes endless war

New protocols seeking to make US military operations more ethical and compassionate have the awkward effect of legitimizing them.

Middle East

Loser Liz Cheney: We knew ye, and that was the problem

For 20 years she remained committed to using American power as a blunt force instrument, including torture and endless war.


Afghanistan a year later: Will 'over the horizon' normalize Endless War?

In the past, Washington needed everyone's support behind military conflicts. Today it wants people to forget. Drones help them do that.