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Articles in Politics tagged with Militarism

Stephen Milder

German leaders have responded to war in Ukraine with huge increases in defense spending, breaking with the culture of pacifism that emerged after World War II and marking a new wave of militarization.

Madiha Tahir

Drone attacks were sold to the American people as a way to limit U.S. involvement in Pakistan. In reality, U.S. empire has only continued to exert influence.

Atiya Husain

From drone strikes to counterinsurgency efforts, the work of the late historian Nasser Hussain highlights the importance of understanding the mechanics of the War on Terror, not just its effects.

Daniel Akihiro Iwama

While Japanese and U.S. officials celebrate a demilitatization in the pacific islands, Okinawans protest persistent military colonialism.

Sierra Pettengill, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Watch our release of documentary short The Rifleman, which examines how NRA head Harlon Carter fused gun rights, immigration enforcement, and white supremacy. Then read an interview with filmmaker Sierra Pettengill and historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz.
Sam Lebovic
A new book tells the history of how U.S. political elites sold the United Nations to the public as a route to global peace, while all along wanting it as a cover for militarization.
Aziz Rana, Aslı U. Bâli
In a world imperiled by global pandemic, it is long past time to put an end to sanctions—including new ones against Iran—and to reconstruct U.S. foreign policy around international solidarity.
Aziz Rana, Aslı U. Bâli

Could Trump's repudiation of the Iran Deal be the beginning of the end of U.S. hegemony abroad?

Howard Zinn
Myths of American exceptionalism.
Neta C. Crawford
How our claim of victory distorts American foreign policy.