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Tag: War and National Security

Jodi Dean responds to Ayça Çubukçu’s “Many Speak for Palestine.”

Ayça Çubukçu, Jodi Dean

It’s not that there has been too much student protest. It’s that there has not been much, much more of it.

Erik Baker

For Robert Jay Lifton, treating veterans’ trauma was an antiwar tool. How did PTSD, the diagnosis he helped create, come to accommodate state violence?

Hannah Proctor

What the concert hall attack means for the Russian leader's future.

Rajan Menon

Bertrand Tavernier’s daring documentary about the Algerian revolution sought to break the silence in France.

Jonathan Kirshner

Why is the reality of Palestinian suffering denied in the Israeli consciousness?

Oded Na’aman

An interview with poet Fady Joudah about writing his latest collection, [...], amid war in Gaza.

Fady Joudah

A Vietnam veteran on the political legacy of self-sacrifice and the necessity of war resistance.

David Cortright

Israel's attacks on health care workers and facilities in Gaza are unprecedented.

Joelle M. Abi-Rached

Israel's weaponization of images since October 7 obfuscates its genocidal campaign against Palestinians.

Ariella Aïsha Azoulay

On the situation in Germany in the wake of October 7.

The law occludes the abhorrent violence routinely perpetrated by states in the name of self-defense.

A. Dirk Moses

Support for Palestinian rights is facing a McCarthyite backlash.

Radhika Sainath

In the aftermath of October 7.

Oded Na’aman

Any peace will depend on a sober assessment of Hamas.

Helena Cobban

“Never again” means standing up for Palestinian people. “Never again” means this very moment.

Stefanie Fox

A conversation with Palestinian human rights attorney Noura Erakat on the need for a political solution.

Deborah Chasman, Noura Erakat

Amid ongoing reporting and ethical outrage, we need context for the fight between Hamas and Israel—and how it shapes possibilities for peace.

Rajan Menon

Jeanne Theoharis speaks with Lerone A. Martin on the white Christian legacy of J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI.

Lerone A. Martin, Jeanne Theoharis


On stopping the fighting and building the peace.

Rajan Menon

On stopping the fighting and building the peace.

Rajan Menon

Can the nation-state serve social justice?

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò leads a forum with Thea Riofrancos, Mariame Kaba & Andrea Ritchie, Ishac Diwan & Bright Simons, and others. Plus Leila Farsakh on Palestinian statehood, Astra Taylor and Leah Hunt-Hendrix on a “solidarity state,” Joshua Craze on rule by militia, and much more. 

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