Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

War / Militarism rss

Is Rambo Still A Republican?

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

Are the War and Globalization Really Connected?

A discussion paper for Foreign Policy in Focus.

Crimes in Freedom’s Name

Dick Cheney's El Salvador

Old Dog, Same Tricks?

The CIA then and now.

Has U.S. Foreign Policy “Failed”?

Analyzing "good faith" and "bad faith" criticisms of American actions.

A Progressive Declaration Against Terror

Fighting terror while opposing Bush.

On the Necessity of Torture

Ending abuses requires challenging an imperial conception of national purpose.

Six Essays About War and About Peace

A series of post-9/11 reflections.

The Peace Movement One Year Later

One year after the invasion of Iraq, what has the peace movement accomplished? And where do we go from here?

U.N. Spies and Iraq War Lies

While spying on one's allies may not be unusual at the UN, new charges against the US and Britain paint a damning picture of the unseemly push for war in Iraq.