As the Obama administration signals an effort to partner with the kingdom as its key ally against ISIS, the Saudi government adds GOP Super PAC Chair Norm Coleman to its payroll.
Talking heads are fanning fears of ISIS — but the public doesn’t know about their links to Pentagon contractors.
A hushed Pentagon investigation reveals just how poorly US Africa Command has handled its humanitarian missions.
Civil war and food insecurity in South Sudan — and how US nation-building crashed and burned in Africa.
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?
Neocon think tanks get millions from wealthy donors, which they use to game the system, buy influence — and push for regime change.
How American drone strikes are devastating Yemen.
How the US military is failing partners of veterans with secondary trauma.
A recounting of three horrific civilian massacres by coalition forces — and a probe of the inadequate safeguards put in place after the fact.
Coalition forces in Afghanistan pay compensation to civilian victims and their survivors — but keep no comprehensive records, and the US military denies all responsibility.
Despite rules of engagement to the contrary, targeting of military-age males pervades the entire chain of command — up to the Oval Office.
Gen. Stanley McChrystal put it best: “Because of civilian casualties, I think we have just about eroded our credibility here.”
If you want stats from the government, you better be prepared to pay.
Even among staunchly antiwar politicians and pundits, few bother to mention the cost of the war to civilians.
Billy McKenna and Kevin Wilkins survived multiple tours in Iraq. But they died of rare illnesses not long after coming home.
In Afghanistan, the US military disposes of millions of pounds of garbage each day — electronics, mattresses, plastics, even human feces — in open burn pits. Are toxic clouds from these sites making everyone sick?
Grave allegations of brutality and torture by US forces extend far beyond water boarding and Abu Ghraib. But has there been accountability? Inside the Army’s Detainee Abuse Task Force.
Former agents say the Army’s attempt at accountability after Abu Ghraib was a whitewash.
An unembedded journalist tells the hidden story of American soldiers turning against military occupation.
Statistics and soldiers’ testimonies reveal a harrowing epidemic of sexual assault in the US military. Part 1 of a 2-part series. Read part 2 here.