Why John Bolton Makes Even Donald Trump Nervous

By Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter -

The normal aggressiveness of the U.S. military force does not satisfy Bolton; he wants the United States to deepen its aggressiveness. Even U.S. President Donald Trump, who is getting ready to [...]

US Navy SEAL Officers Attempted To Cover Up Evidence Of War Crimes

By Josh Varlin, Wsws.org -

Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, a US Navy SEAL awaiting a court-martial for war crimes charges, was systematically protected by his SEAL superiors for a year, a Navy investigation [...]

The Truth-Teller: From The Pentagon Papers To The Doomsday Machine

By Daniel Ellsberg, Countercurrents.org -

After graduating from Harvard with an economics degree and completing service in the US Marines, I worked as a military analyst at the RAND Corporation. In 1961, in that role, I went to Vietnam [...]

US Military Attack On Venezuela Mulled By Top Trump Advisors And Latin American Officials At Private DC Meeting

By Max Blumenthal, Thegrayzone.com -

The Washington, DC-based think tank the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) hosted a private roundtable on April 10 called “Assessing the Use of Military Force in Venezuela.” A [...]

American Soldiers Aren’t Dying For Our Freedom In Syria, Iraq And Afghanistan.

By Jerrod A Laber, Independent.co.uk -

President Trump has promised repeatedly to end “endless wars,” during both his campaign and his tenure so far in office. Despite this rhetoric, endless — and, frankly, pointless —wars are, sadly, [...]

Dear World, Here’s How To Close Your U.S. Military Bases

By David Swanson, Worldbeyondwar.org -

If you live among the Other 96% — that portion of humanity that the U.S. government does not claim to represent, but where the U.S. military maintains some 1,000 major military bases, here are [...]

How To End Endless War

By Stephen Wertheim, Newrepublic.com -

In 1992, Pentagon officials took stock of America’s fortunes. “Today, there is no global challenger to a peaceful democratic order,” observed the group, led by Under Secretary of Defense Paul [...]

A Century Later, A Little-Known Mass Hanging Of Black Soldiers Still Haunts Us

By James Jeffrey, Progressive.org -

100 years after one of the least-known and saddest chapters in American history, families of executed black soldiers have petitioned Trump for justice. After Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston [...]

The U.S. Military Is Poisoning Germany

By Pat Elder, Civilianexposure.org -

Germany is experiencing a public health crisis with millions of people potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with Per and Poly Fluoroalkyl Substances, or PFAS. A major source of [...]

US Military Greater Threat To Hawaii Than North Korea

By Ann Wright, Consortiumnews.com -

US Military Fuel Tanks Threaten Aquifer in Hawaii, Should Have Been Shut Down After Major Spill of Jet Fuel in 2014 The North Korean missile scare in Hawaii a year ago was alarming.  But that [...]

The U.S. Military’s Lost Wars

By William J. Astore, Tomdispatch.com -

Think about it. America’s Afghan War began in 2001 with what was essentially a punitive raid against the Taliban, part of which was mythologized last year in 12 Strong, a Hollywood film with a [...]

Has Trump Been Outmaneuvered On Syria Troop Withdrawal?

By Dick Black, Consortiumnews.com -

The mainstream media refuses to acknowledge that the hardest fighting against ISIS and al Qaeda has been done by Syria and its allies.  Indeed, we label Iran’s fight against Syrian terrorists as [...]

Iraq Rejects Iran Sanctions And US Troop Presence

By Jim Carey, Geopoliticsalert.com -

Speaking to journalists on Wednesday, Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim laid out the latest step on the path to independence for Baghdad from the US concerning sanctions on Iran by [...]

Trump To Deploy More Troops To US-Mexico Border On Semi-Permanent Basis

By Eric London, Wsws.org -

According to press reports yesterday, the Trump administration is preparing a semi-permanent deployment of the military on the US-Mexico border. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has [...]

Is The End Of The Brutal War In Yemen Finally At Hand?

By Gareth Porter, Truthdig.com -

When the new Congress convenes Jan. 3, it is expected to pass a House resolution upholding congressional war powers and ending all direct U.S. involvement in the Saudi coalition’s war in Yemen. [...]