Greg Grandin, a TomDispatch regular, teaches history at New York University and is the author of a number of books, including Fordlandia, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and The Empire of Necessity, which won the Bancroft Prize in American History. His new book, Kissinger’s Shadow: The Long Reach of America’s Most Controversial Statesman, will be published in August.
How Henry Kissinger Helped Make Endless War an All-American Tradition
Kissinger's steadfast support for bombing as an instrument of “diplomacy” has coursed through the decades.
The Disastrous History of Henry Kissinger’s Policies in the Middle East
Despite being revered in establishment circles, Kissinger's policies have wreaked havoc in the region and produced blowback for the United States.
Before It Was a Symbol of Racist Backlash, the Confederate Flag Was a Symbol of Endless War
Despite the fact that retailers and political figures are calling for its removal, history might be too prominent for the extinction of the Confederate flag.
The Iraq and Afghanistan Wars Began in Panama
Twenty-five years ago this month, the U.S. invaded Panama. It became the blueprint for America's wars in the Middle East.