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How the 'war on terror' made the US Institute for Peace a sideshow
Global Crises

How the 'war on terror' made the US Institute for Peace a sideshow

Forty years ago, Congress thought it was a good idea to fund peacemaking, but it was no match for War Inc.

Congress moves to make Selective Service automatic
Military Industrial Complex

Congress moves to make Selective Service automatic

Raising the specter of the draft, this NDAA amendment seems ill-timed

GOP trying to drive wedge between Dems with Israel votes
Washington Politics

GOP trying to drive wedge between Dems with Israel votes

Sen. Risch is the latest Republican to take unusual steps in support of pro-Israel legislation

Military officials:​ 'Widowmaker' Osprey will fly with a faulty clutch
Military Industrial Complex

Military officials:​ 'Widowmaker' Osprey will fly with a faulty clutch

At a hearing Wednesday, lawmakers said one more fatality under these conditions and the program is 'done.'

Cartoonish claims about nuclear war scenario are unhelpful
Washington Politics

Cartoonish claims about nuclear war scenario are unhelpful

A new book falls short by treating nuclear war as an incomprehensible horror, rather than something human beings might do for human reasons