Who Wants This War with Iran?

Speaking on state TV of the prospect of a war in the Gulf, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah...


Strait of Hormuz

Is Bolton Steering Trump Into War with Iran?

Last week, it was Venezuela in America's gun sights. "While a peaceful solution is de...


Is Bolton Steering Trump into War with Iran?

"Stop the ENDLESS WARS!" implored President Donald Trump in a Sunday night tweet. Well,...


Nancy Pelosi

Will Democratic Rebels Dethrone Nancy?

After adding at least 37 seats and taking control of the House by running on change, congr...


Is Trump Going Neocon in Syria?

Is President Donald Trump about to intervene militarily in the Syrian civil war? For that ...


John McCain

Are the Interventionists Now Leaderless?

"McCain's Death Leaves Void" ran The Wall Street Journal headline over a front-page story ...


America’s Lengthening Enemies List

Friday, deep into the 17th year of America's longest war, Taliban forces overran Ghazni, a...


Intervention Tension

I recently had a spirited discussion with the British historian James Holland, brother of ...


America’s Unsustainable Empire

Before President Trump trashes the Iran nuclear deal, he might consider: If he could negot...


Return of the Warmongering Walrus

One of the many reasons I voted for Trump—beyond his attitude, of course, which will alw...


Time to Get Over the Russophobia

Unless there is a late surge for Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin, who is running ...


Mikheil Saakashvili

The Nutball the Neocons Wanted in NATO

Even interventionists are regretting some of the wars into which they helped plunge the Un...


Are Our Mideast Wars Forever?

“The Kurds have no friends but the mountains,” is an old lament. Last week, it...


Teheran, Iran

Is Iran in Our Gun Sights Now?

“Iran must be free. The dictatorship must be destroyed. Containment is appeasement a...