Tag Archives: U.S. Military
This president picks on the least powerful because all that matters for him is winning. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | November 15, 2017 Why attack the powerless, beyond the exhilaration of winning? I don’t even get the … finish reading :
Donald Trump and the great
What Hillary Clinton calls ‘American leadership’ is more about militarism than statesmanship. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | January 27, 2016 Hillary Clinton recently declared that she was the only candidate who had the knowledge and experience to … finish reading :
Break up the banks and the military/industrial complex!
A daughter continues her quest to find her father and other lost soldiers. By Swathi Narayanan | The Rag Blog | January 2, 2016 AUSTIN — Karoni Forrester’s earliest memory of her childhood is sneaking into her grandfather’s study to … finish reading :
METRO | Missing in action but not forgotten
Obama’s foreign policy reflects the contradictory approaches of U.S. leadership since the country’s emergence as a superpower. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | February 17, 2015 Both unity and contradiction are reflected in the history of United States … finish reading :
Should we make more war? Where? How?
We cannot trust the ‘best and brightest’ to have the answers any more than students trusted their pedigreed elders 50 years ago. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | September 17, 2014 [The following remarks, provided to The Rag … finish reading :
From Vietnam to Iraq, lessons never learned
Twentieth century narratives of international relations are no longer relevant (if they ever were). By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | September 16, 2014 President Barack Obama spoke to the nation Wednesday night, September 10, about the need to … finish reading :
Obama and the myth that ‘war works’
At this time of great conflict in the world, U.S. foreign/military policy seems to be intimately connected to virtually everything that’s going wrong. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | September 10, 2014 The United States insists on … finish reading :
The continuing failure of U.S. interventions
Obama focused on defending his policies from the warhawks instead of the ‘pivot’ to Asia and maintenance of unilateral global hegemony. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | June 22, 2014 President Obama chose to ignore the most … finish reading :
Obama’s foreign policy bait and switch
The other Hayden says Iraq is ‘dead’ and will be replaced by three ‘successor’ states. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | June 21, 2014 Former CIA director Michael Hayden says Iraq is dead, “will not be reconstituted,” and … finish reading :
Are we seeing the ‘dismemberment’ of Iraq?
As long as there are people who will agree to fight to kill others for the whims of a nation state’s leaders, we will continue to have war. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | June 19, 2014 … finish reading :
Bowe Bergdahl, the ‘universal soldier,’ and the true cost of war
By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 7, 2014 KILLEEN — When Spec. Ivan A. Lopez opened fire on fellow soldiers at Fort Hood on April 2, he killed four people and wounded 16 more. He was one … finish reading METRO | GI coffeehouse, Iraq vets respond to latest Fort Hood tragedy