Peace and Security
AI That Will Bite Us in the Butt
The latest dystopian tech craze? Robotic police dogs.
It’s Time to Ban Killer Drones
America’s parting drone attack in Afghanistan, which killed an aid worker and his family, is emblematic of the entire drone war.
The Hypocrisy of the Federal Spending Debate
Why is it controversial to spend on social programs but not the Pentagon? Or to subsidize the poor but not the rich?
Immigration Cruelty Goes Beyond the Border
Migrants are hit long before they migrate, before they reach the border, and often long after they cross it.
America Is Back…
… To its old tricks?
9/11 at 20: Two Decades of Missed Opportunities
For just a fraction of what we’ve spent on militarization these last 20 years, we could start to make life much better.
The Victims of Our Post-9/11 Wars Deserve Remembrance, Too
Countless innocents died in the 20 years of war our country launched in the name of our 9/11 dead.
Now Close Gitmo, Too
Biden is right to end the forever war in Afghanistan. Now he needs to close the forever prison that it built.
Side by Side
The U.S. and Afghanistan now have something in common: a domestic extremism problem.
Let’s Take the Profit Out of War
CEOs shouldn’t have a financial stake in the murderous mass violence of modern warfare.