Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

War / Militarism rss

A History of Nonviolence

The author of "Cod" suggests that the world's most dangerous idea could have derailed the American Revolution, the Civil War and possibly even World War II.

The Latin American Roots of Empire

A review of Empire's Workshop by Greg Grandin.

How Costly Is Too Costly?

Finding the tipping point for Vietnam -- and for Iraq.

Truth Versus Superpower

Defying the Bush Administration's neoconservative worldview, El Salvador's historic Truth Commission Report has once again become a living document.

War Crimes, USA

Could administration officials be called to account? An interview with Jeremy Brecher, Jill Cutler, and Brendan Smith, editors of In the Name of Democracy: American War Crimes in Iraq and Beyond.

Bush’s Bad Business Empire

Making the World Unsafe for Microsoft and Mickey Mouse

The Anti-War Moment

With polls turning and Congress restless, timing is ripe for a return of organized resistance to the war in Iraq.

Remembering Romero

With a White House that uses El Salvador as a model for Iraq, we still have much to learn from the assassination of Archbishop Romero twenty-five years ago.

The El Salvador Model

What are the lessons from the Salvadoran civil war for Iraq?

Is Rambo Still A Republican?

Lessons from late-Cold War cinema for the post-9/11 era.