Stories by Tom Engelhardt

Tom Engelhardt is a co-founder of the American Empire Project and the author of The United States of Fear as well as a history of the Cold War, The End of Victory Culture. He is a fellow of the Nation Institute and runs TomDispatch.com. His latest book is Shadow Government: Surveillance, Secret Wars, and a Global Security State in a Single-Superpower World. subscribe to Tom Engelhardt's feed

Posted on: Sep 23, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

He retired fewer nuclear weapons than his predecessors; and is presiding over a trillion-dollar modernization of our super weaponry.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

Suicidal hijackers are the most dangerous weapons.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

Military dissent is not an oxymoron.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

Looking at my mortality, in a world of constant American war.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

The United States is the default superpower in an ever more recalcitrant world.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

Win or lose, Donald Trump has cast a shadow across our democracy. The class of 2016 faces a grim, uncertain future

Posted on: Jun 9, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

Even war crimes have their rewards, unjust as they may be.

Posted on: May 24, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

How Black Lives Matter and Occupy Wall Street can transform the Ivory Tower.

Posted on: May 12, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

America is addicted to military invasion despite mounting evidence that it doesn't work.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

Just not in the way you think.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

A story of obsession, addiction, and news.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

Are we in a new American world?

Posted on: Feb 28, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

Armed conflict in Iraq, Afghanistan and beyond hasn't brought anything close to lasting peace. Quite the opposite.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

“We Destroyed the Cities to Save Them” and other future headlines.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

ISIL is no joke, but its potential for destruction pales in comparison to the danger once posed by the Soviet Union.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

America and China may not have much of a planet left to rule.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

How to sort out a world of fear is the question and the conundrum for 2016 and beyond.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

Donald Trump, mass shootings with an Islamic terrorist flavor, and the rise of the 'spectaculection.'

Posted on: Dec 6, 2015, Source: Tom Dispatch

Environmental changes are splintering the power structure.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

The leaders of terror groups have grasped the dynamics of our world and what provokes us into our own barbarous acts.

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