Trump On Going To War With Iran: ‘We May Have To’

By Ben Armbruster President Trump said this week that he may have to start a new war, specifically singling out Iran. “I’m trying to get out of wars. But we may have to get in wars, too. OK? We may… Continue Reading  

NPR Has a Blob Problem

by Ben Armbruster The Iraq war, endless conflict, and a ridiculously out-of-control Pentagon budget: They’re all products of the bipartisan, cross-ideological consensus in Washington—i.e. “the Blob”—that promotes military primacy as the key tenet of U.S. foreign policy. It might seem… Continue Reading  

Media Falsely Portrays Iran’s Nuclear Deal Breach As Dash To Bomb

by Ben Armbruster The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)—the UN nuclear watchdog tasked with vigorously monitoring Iran’s nuclear program under the 2015 accord—confirmed this week that Iran exceeded the limit on its supply of low-enriched uranium (LEU). Unfortunately, with a… Continue Reading  

How Mainstream U.S. Media Is Failing Us On Trump And Bolton’s March To War With Iran

by Ben Armbruster  The Trump administration and its allies are slow-walking the United States into war with Iran, and, with a few notable exceptions, mainstream U.S. media is helping them.

Senate Takes First Step To End Yemen War, Reorient Foreign Policy

by Ben Armbruster The Senate on Wednesday passed a measure mandating the withdrawal of U.S. forces from the Saudi/UAE-led war against Houthi rebels in Yemen. The vote marks the first time since the War Powers Act of 1973 became law… Continue Reading