The Antiwar Movement No One Can See

by Allegra Harpootlian When Donald Trump entered the Oval Office in January 2017, Americans took to the streets all across the country to protest their instantly endangered rights. Conspicuously absent from the newfound civic engagement, despite more than a decade… Continue Reading  

The Trillion-Dollar National Security Budget

by William Hartung You wouldn’t know it, based on the endless cries for more money coming from the military, politicians, and the president, but these are the best of times for the Pentagon.  Spending on the Department of Defense alone is already well… Continue Reading  

How Veterans Are Losing the War at Home

by Ann Jones A friend of mine, a Vietnam vet, told me about a veteran of the Iraq War who, when some civilian said, “Thank you for your service,” replied: “I didn’t serve, I was used.” That got me thinking… Continue Reading  

Iranian Vets Also Push for Nuclear Deal

by Narges Bajoghli “When I was 22, I went to war…I went to war, and it became clear to me that I never wanted to go to war again,” Secretary John Kerry reportedly said, choking up, at a closed-door session… Continue Reading