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 His latest book is Shadow Government: Surveillance, Secret Wars, and a Global Security State in a Single-Superpower World.

Extremists R Us

Five Lessons in the History of American Defeat

Big Brother Isn’t Watching You, You’re Watching Him

A Trip Down Memory Lane, Pentagon-Style

Creating an Empire of Graveyards?

Mapping a World From Hell: 76 Countries are Now Involved in Washington’s War on Terror

A President Made for a Zombie Apocalypse World

The Making of Bin Laden’s America

This Article is Not About Donald Trump (And If Believe That You’ll Believe Anything)

Trapped in a Military Mindset

The Zero Percent Doctrine

Superpower Adrift in an Alien World

Doubling Down on a Debacle

Engel War

The Pentagon’s Fake Jihadists

What About the War Ceiling?

How Not to Make Friends in the Middle East

Obama’s Military Mantra

Defining an American State of War

The Ever-Expanding National Security Complex

Bin Laden and the American Mind

China as Number One?

Zones of Radiation and Alienation

What US Air Power Actually Does

Washington’s Echo Chamber

Waist Deep in the Washington Quagmire

The Urge to Surge

The National Security State Cops a Feel

The Stimulus Package in Kabul

Whatever Happened to Congress?

Cold Warrior in a Strange Land