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Tom Dispatch - 2018-02-22 - Original post - cached version

I was teaching the day the airplanes hit the World Trade Center...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-02-20 - Original post - cached version

Think of it as the chicken-or-the-egg question for the ages: Do very real threats to the United States inadvertently benefit the military-industrial complex or does the national security state, by its very nature, conjure up inflated threats to feed that defense machine? 

Tom Dispatch - 2018-02-18 - Original post - cached version

The one thing you could say about empires is that, at or near their height, they have always represented a principle of order as well as domination...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-02-15 - Original post - cached version

I’m in my mid-thirties, which means that, after the 9/11 attacks, when this country went to war in Afghanistan and Iraq in what President George W. Bush called the “Global War on Terror,” I was still in college...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-02-13 - Original post - cached version

If you’re in the mood, would you consider taking a walk with me and, while we’re at it, thinking a little about America’s wars?

Tom Dispatch - 2018-02-12 - Original post - cached version

The new U.S. energy policy of the Trump era is, in some ways, the oldest energy policy on Earth...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-02-08 - Original post - cached version

2017 was a year of investigations for U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM)...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-02-06 - Original post - cached version

In his State of the Union address, Donald Trump warned grimly of “rivals like China and Russia that challenge our interests, our economy, and our values...”

Tom Dispatch - 2018-02-05 - Original post - cached version

Whether the rationale is the need to wage a war on terror involving 76 countriesor renewed preparations for a struggle against peer competitors Russia and China (as Defense Secretary James Mattis suggested recently while introducing America’s new National Defense Strategy), the U.S. military is...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-02-01 - Original post - cached version

There’s been lots of fire and fury around Washington lately, including a brief government shutdown...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-01-30 - Original post - cached version

The present arrives out of a past that we are too quick to forget, misremember, or enshroud in myth...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-01-29 - Original post - cached version

Vietnam: it’s always there. Looming in the past, informing American futures...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-01-25 - Original post - cached version

Recently, a memory of my son as a small boy came back to me...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-01-23 - Original post - cached version

In the past couple of weeks, thanks to the president’s racist comments about Haiti and African countries he can’t even name -- remember “Nambia”? -- as well as the stamp of approval he awarded future immigrants from Norway, we’ve seen a surprising amount of commentary about that fortunate...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-01-22 - Original post - cached version

A little over a year ago at TomDispatch I wrote about the bloody nightmaresrupturing my sleep and the night terrors gripping my little household in the wake of Donald Trump’s election...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-01-18 - Original post - cached version

Most people intuitively get it...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-01-16 - Original post - cached version

As 2017 ended with billionaires toasting their tax cuts and energy executives cheering their unfettered access to federal lands as well as coastal waters, there was one sector of the American elite that did not share in the champagne celebration: Washington’s corps of foreign policy experts......

Tom Dispatch - 2018-01-11 - Original post - cached version

As Donald Trump might put it, major weapons contractors like Boeing, Raytheon, and Lockheed Martin cashed in “bigly” in his first year in office...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-01-09 - Original post - cached version

At around 11 o’clock that night, four Lockheed MC-130 Combat Talons, turboprop Special Operations aircraft, were flying through a moonless sky from Pakistani into Afghan airspace...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-01-08 - Original post - cached version

As a mother and an activist, here’s what I’ve concluded as 2018 begins: it’s getting harder and harder to think about the future -- at least in that soaring Whitney Houston fashion...

Tom Dispatch - 2018-01-04 - Original post - cached version

He left Air Force Two behind and, unannounced, “shrouded in secrecy,” flew on an unmarked C-17 transport plane into Bagram Air Base, the largest American garrison in Afghanistan...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-12-21 - Original post - cached version

Let’s start with the universe and work our way in...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-12-19 - Original post - cached version

I remember the day President Obama let me down...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-12-18 - Original post - cached version

“I’ve just heard that my family home near Carpenteria is literally in flames at this moment,” a friend told me recently...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-12-14 - Original post - cached version

“We don’t know exactly where we’re at in the world, militarily, and what we’re doing,” said Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, in October...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-12-12 - Original post - cached version

First, for the record, let me tell you my story about another of those perversely creepy Hollywood predators, a sort of cut-rate Harvey Weinstein: the screenwriter and film director James Toback...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-12-11 - Original post - cached version

What makes a Harvey Weinstein moment...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-12-07 - Original post - cached version

When I first talked to the three Honduran men in the train yard in the southern Mexican town of Tenosique, I had no idea that they were climate-change refugees...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-12-05 - Original post - cached version

He was a rich businessman, an outspoken outsider with a love of conspiracy theories...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-12-04 - Original post - cached version

We spent the day at a beach in Brooklyn...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-11-28 - Original post - cached version

Among the stranger features of the 2016 election campaign was the success of Donald Trump, a creature of globalization, as an America First savior of the white working class...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-11-27 - Original post - cached version

You’ve heard the platitude that hindsight is 20/20...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-11-21 - Original post - cached version

He received a prestigious award from the West Point Association of Graduates...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-11-20 - Original post - cached version

Maybe you thought America’s nuclear arsenal, with its thousands of city-busting, potentially civilization-destroying thermonuclear warheads, was plenty big enough to deter any imaginable adversary from attacking the U.S. with nukes of their own...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-11-14 - Original post - cached version

Until recently, few of us woke up worrying about the threat of nuclear war...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-11-13 - Original post - cached version

After nine months of confusion, chaos, and cascading tweets, Donald Trump’s White House has finally made one thing crystal clear: the U.S. is staying in Afghanistan to fight and -- so they insist -- win...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-11-09 - Original post - cached version

What happens in the Arctic doesn’t just stay up north...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-11-07 - Original post - cached version

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin doesn’t exactly come across as the guy you’d want in your corner in a playground tussle...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-11-06 - Original post - cached version

On September 1, 1970, soon after President Nixon expanded the Vietnam War by invading neighboring Cambodia, Democratic Senator George McGovern, a decorated World War II veteran and future presidential candidate, took to the floor of the Senate...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-11-02 - Original post - cached version

By day, the sun guides them. By night, the stars...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-10-31 - Original post - cached version

Honestly, if there’s an afterlife, then the soul of Osama bin Laden, whose body was consignedto the waves by the U.S. Navy back in 2011, must be swimming happily with the dolphins and sharks...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-10-26 - Original post - cached version

Preventing a nuclear war between the United States and North Korea may be the most pressing challenge facing the world right now...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-10-24 - Original post - cached version

When the historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., published his bestseller The Disuniting of America in 1991, he didn’t seriously entertain the worst-case scenario suggested by the title...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-10-23 - Original post - cached version

In George W. Bush’s home state of Texas, if you are an ordinary citizen found guilty of capital murder, the mandatory sentence is either life in prison or the death penalty...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-10-19 - Original post - cached version

Millions of football fans must have felt grateful to President Trump for provoking the entire National Football League into a goal line stand last month...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-10-17 - Original post - cached version

It took 14 years, but now we have an answer...

Tom Dispatch - 2017-10-15 - Original post - cached version

Eight years ago, when I wrote a book on the first days of Guantanamo, The Least Worst Place: Guantánamo’s First 100 Days, I assumed that Gitmo would prove a grim anomaly in our history...

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