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Hugh Gusterson

Hugh Gusterson

Articles by Hugh Gusterson

30 June 2015
AmericasEurope/Russia

How the next US nuclear accident could happen

Hugh Gusterson

America’s tech-reliant security culture might lead to disaster

15 April 2015
AmericasMiddle East

American violence from Ferguson to Fallujah

Hugh Gusterson

A militarized United States ignores the laws of war abroad, while at home disregarding the old rules of policing

25 March 2015
Americas

The dangerous disregard of nuclear experts for one another

Hugh Gusterson

Members of the two major schools of thought on atomic weapons each ignore the other side.

12 March 2015

An immodest Iranian proposal

Hugh Gusterson

Tehran is worried about Washington’s aggressive nuclear program.

21 December 2014
Americas

Torture, American-style

Hugh Gusterson

“Enhanced interrogation” comes from a long line of military euphemisms. Will the public reject the term and call the practice what it is?

23 October 2014
AfricaAmericas

ISIS vs. Ebola

Hugh Gusterson

The United States has prioritized the wrong threat—to dangerous effect

27 July 2014
Europe/Russia

In Malaysia Airlines tragedy, echoes of a US act

Hugh Gusterson

When a US warship shot down a civilian airliner in 1988, killing 290 people, American leaders defended the deed

16 June 2014
Americas

The scapegoating of General Shinseki

Hugh Gusterson

Underfunding—not the failings of one leader—caused problems at the Veterans Administration

14 May 2014
AmericasEurope/Russia

Reagan’s optical illusions

Hugh Gusterson

A talk on the Reykjavik summit at the Heritage Foundation reveals little about nuclear strategy but much about neocon thinking.

15 January 2014
AmericasMiddle East

The war bill

Hugh Gusterson

The Menendez-Kirk legislation would push the United States closer to a military confrontation with Iran.

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