Gender, Race, and a Militarized Okinawa: Interview with Akemi Johnson

by Jon Letman In Akemi Johnson’s Night in The American Village: The Women in the Shadow of the U.S. Military Bases in Okinawa, the author presents a nuanced, dynamic study of gender, race, culture, and politics on the island where… Continue Reading  

Welcome to the Post-American World

by Tom Engelhardt Let me try to get this straight: from the moment the Soviet Union imploded in 1991 until recently just about every politician and mainstream pundit in America assured us that we were the planet’s indispensable nation, the… Continue Reading  

The New Exterminatory Warfare

by Edward Hunt During its final years in office, the Obama administration has devised a new form of warfare with major implications for how the U.S. government confronts its enemies. With the ability to quickly locate and eliminate potential adversaries… Continue Reading  

The U.S. Military’s Battlefield of Tomorrow

by Nick Turse For three days, wearing a kaleidoscope of camouflage patterns, they huddled together on a military base in Florida. They came from U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and U.S. Army Special Operations Command, from France and Norway, from… Continue Reading