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.
Viewpoint
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.
Feature
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.