U.S. demands for an Afghan “footprint” dims hopes that Osama bin Laden’s death had opened a path to peace, reports Gareth Porter. May 9, 2011
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By focusing on the how of “targeted killings,” not the why of Muslim anger, U.S. runs the risk of endless war, warns Lawrence Davidson. May 9, 2011
The first Mother’s Day wasn’t a sentimental celebration of moms; it was a fierce call to end the horrors of war, writes Gary G. Kohls. May 8, 2011
Special Report: George W. Bush engaged in a feckless eight-year pursuit of Osama bin Laden while using him for a political edge, says Robert Parry. May 7, 2011
America’s Christian churches have failed to provide moral leadership on behalf of a “public good,” observes Rev. Howard Bess. May 7, 2011
Osama bin Laden is dead, but the decade-long “war on terror” has drained the life blood of the U.S. Republic, writes Phil Rockstroh. May 5, 2011
Exclusive: The U.S. killing of Osama bin Laden has created a new world of risks — and opportunities — observes Ray McGovern. May 5, 2011
The 9/11 attacks deepened America’s distrust of outsiders and spurred a lust for revenge, both in the news, says Michael Winship. May 4, 2011