As we approach the nineteenth anniversary of 9/11, today we turn our attention to the five-trillion-dollar “war on terror” and the construction the racialized terrorist in the American imagination with professor Deepa Kumar, author of Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire. Deepa Kumar is a professor of journalism and media studies at Rutgers University, where […]
Professor of International relations at Colby college and co-author of “19 Years Later: How to Wind Down the War on Terror“, Steven Simon’s report proposes policy changes, in light of the reduced threat of terrorism in the U.S., to reduce the scope and intensity of counter-terrorism operations and increase congressional oversight.
Jan talks with Lindsay Koshgarian from the National Priorities Project about her recent article in The Progressive Magazine entitled “Can’t Afford Another War”. She refers to data researched by the Watson Institute showing the cost of the Iraq War and related costs to $6.9 Trillion since 2001, and how that money could be spent better. […]
The Road Ahead: Stories from the Forever War, which focuses on the U.S.’s so-called “War on Terror” in the Middle East–now fifteen years old and counting. This Saturday, April 22nd, Madison’s Arts and Literature Laboratory will host a reading featuring military veterans who contributed to The Road Ahead, anthology of war stories from Pegasus Press. […]