The well-deserved bragging rights to American exceptionalism are no small matter in this country. So here are eight exceptional(ly dumb) American achievements of the 21st century. Continue reading
Veterans & War
Whether it’s the memories of D-Day veterans, news from the “forgotten front” of Afghanistan or the toll that fighting has taken on families of troops here at home, Bill Moyers continues to report on the costs of war here and abroad, and the aftermath for the men and women who’ve been able to come back.
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New York mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio’s victory is an omen of what may become the defining story of America’s next political era: the challenge, to both parties, from the left. Continue reading
The Vermont senator fears military intervention in Syria would be a costly mistake at a time when America should focus on serious economic problems closer to home. Continue reading
The real issue for Congress is whether or not to continue relying on “military might as the preferred means of advancing U.S. interests” in the Middle East. Continue reading
In threatening a unilateral attack on Syria, Barack Obama is undermining one international norm in support of another. Continue reading
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.
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
A devastating drought played a significant role in sparking Syria’s civil war. Is it a harbinger of future climate change-related conflicts? Continue reading