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Vice President Dick Cheney speaks to veterans during a national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 26, 2002. Cheney spelled out to veterans the administration's justification for a pre-emptive attack against Iraq, calling Saddam Hussein "as dangerous as we say he is." (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
June 27, 2014

From the health effects of smoking to weapons of mass destruction, the powers that be have told us some real whoppers over the years. Continue reading

Seaman Daniel Odoi of the Navy Operational Support Center of New York City presents the American flag during a Memorial Day wreath laying at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island, Monday, May 27, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
May 25, 2014 | On Democracy

The holiday makes the news of abuses and preventable deaths in the veterans medical system even more poignant. Continue reading

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May 13, 2014 | Perspectives

Advertised as “the flagship international educational exchange program” of US cultural diplomacy, the Fulbright Program is now in the path of the State Department’s torpedoes. Continue reading

President Bush, center, stands over a map as he is briefed at Al-Asad Airbase in Anbar province, Iraq, Monday, Sept. 3, 2007. President Bush made a surprise visit to Iraq on Monday, using the war zone as a backdrop to argue his case that the buildup of U.S. troops is helping stabilizing the nation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
March 4, 2014 | Blog

The US isn’t getting any less powerful, but its power is growing more irrelevant. Continue reading

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February 18, 2014 | Blog

A DoD initiative to educate the public on the history of the Vietnam War is misleading. Continue reading

Pete Seeger in 1955 (Photo: Frank Palumbo/Library of Congress)
January 28, 2014 | Blog

Our senior writer remembers what the folksinger’s music meant to him. Continue reading

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September 6, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Guest host Phil Donahue examines the deadly civil war in Syria and the consequences of another American intervention in the Middle East. Our guests include NPR Middle East correspondent Deborah Amos and historian and analyst Andrew Bacevich.

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September 6, 2013 | Moyers & Company

NPR’s Middle East correspondent tells guest host Phil Donahue about the growing refugee crisis in Syria — one that the U.N. has called “the great tragedy of this century.” Continue reading

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September 6, 2013 | Moyers & Company

The military historian and Vietnam veteran talks with guest host Phil Donahue about the questions that need answers before the U.S. intervenes in Syria. Is a military response justified and if we take action, where does it stop? Continue reading

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September 4, 2013

Guest host Phil Donahue examines the deadly civil war in Syria and the consequences of another American intervention in the Middle East. Watch the full show now » Continue reading

U.S. Persident Richard Nixon poses in the White House after his announcement to the nation April 30, 1970 that American ground troops have attacked, at his order, a Communist complex in Cambodia. Nixon points to area of Vietnam and Cambodia in which the action is taking place. (AP Photo)
August 23, 2013 | Blog

Michael Winship describes the Washington, D.C., he first encountered 45 years ago — a city very different from the one we know today. Continue reading

"The Water Torture.— Facsimile of a Woodcut in J. Damhoudère's Praxis Rerum Criminalium: in 4to, Antwerp, 1556."
February 25, 2013 | Blog

“What does it say about a society when its morals and ethics on the treatment of captives go into reverse?” asks writer Nick Turse. Continue reading

Supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamat-i-Islami listen to their leaders during a rally to condemn U.S. drone attacks on alleged militants and Talibans hideouts in Pakistani border areas along Afghanistan, in Peshawar, Pakistan on Friday, April 24, 2009. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
February 12, 2013 | Blog

Our humanity and rule of law are among the collateral damage caused by U.S. drone strikes. Continue reading

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February 11, 2013

In this web extra, Nick Turse tells Bill how the violence asked of soldiers affects their mental health when they leave the military. Continue reading

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February 8, 2013

Journalist Nick Turse describes his unprecedented efforts to compile a complete and compelling account of the Vietnam War’s horror. Continue reading

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