The lesson Kim Jong-un has learned from the ouster of other dictators is that the US will not hesitate to strike countries with weak militaries. That’s why North Korea’s decision to risk all for nuclear weapons makes total sense.
Furthering our mission to expose the story behind today’s headlines, we explore the background of President Donald Trump’s friend and fellow billionaire Erik Prince.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s foreign policy message wasn’t always consistent, but he was seen as an anti-interventionist compared to his opponent Hillary Clinton. Now in the White House, as with many presidents before him, that’s all going down the drain.
Why an impending Turkish attack on the main Western ally against ISIS on the ground in Syria threatens to drag the US deeper into another Middle Eastern quagmire.
A newly unredacted document sheds new light on CIA assassination operations planned by what was known as “The Health Alteration Committee.”
We’re not “winning” the war in Afghanistan, and President Donald Trump — perhaps enchanted by that country’s mineral reserves — is thinking of firing the commander of US forces there. He may also send in more troops. Will his ambitions cost more lives?
Review of Cries from Syria, an HBO film by a Russian-born director that offers an uncensored look at the carnage on the ground in Syria, while leaving Western blame unexamined.
Marijuana was introduced into US subculture in the early 1900s, and it didn’t take long for Americans’ resentment toward their Southern neighbors to manifest in draconian drug laws that continue today.
A highly engrossing essay on the images of war, what they do to us, and what the military does about that.
A selection of WhoWhatWhy stories on Syria that demonstrate why you should question any country’s official explanations for what it does.