Vijay Prashad is professor of international studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He is the author of 18 books, including Arab Spring, Libyan Winter (AK Press, 2012), The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South (Verso, 2013) and the forthcoming The Death of a Nation and the Future of the Arab Revolution (University of California Press, 2016). His columns appear at AlterNet every Wednesday.
Why the U.S. Is a Bigger Threat Than North Korea
Decades of military adventurism have done more to destabilize the world than any of the "rogue states" the U.S. targets.
The Myth of the Surgical Strike
Targeted bombings by the U.S., Saudi Arabia and others have proven an ineffective—and destructive—weapon in the War on Terror.