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.
President Trump launched cruise missiles that destroyed a Syrian airfield and planes, drawing the ire of both the Assad government and Russia. The attack was in retaliation for a sarin gas attack allegedly carried out by the Assad regime. But where is the official investigation and presentation of evidence?
When trying to pursue his dream of a world free of nuclear weapons, President Barack Obama found that some obstacles were too big to overcome — like the giant Bechtel Corporation.
Steve Bannon believes the “Judeo-Christian West” is engaged in a war without realizing it. In Donald Trump, has he finally found the person who will fight back for him?
President Trump now has the launch codes to the nuclear arsenal. Though many feared this reality, this Classic WhoWhatWhy article demonstrates that the US has had much to fear concerning nuclear weapons long before Trump came on the scene.
The US has invested heavily in building health facilities in Afghanistan, yet the agency responsible for oversight can’t even locate many of them on the map. When they can find them, they often are in disrepair and lack basic utilities.