'If ever there was a complicated and unwinnable war to keep out of, it is this one.'
The west's military focus has shifted towards covert use of special forces. Both the human costs and the blowback risks are escalating
The obscene ‘military industrial complex’ cannot be questioned because of the fog of patriotism
Never forget those who died, but also remember the lies of those who took us into these wars and continue to justify them
A gilded fiction is still a fiction, after all
Mattis is far from a sheep in hawk’s clothing; he is a hawk in hawk’s clothing