The steady militarisation of U.S. foreign policy has hampered its ability to address real security concerns that threaten not just American people but the entire planet.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
Katrina vanden Heuvel is the editorial director and publisher of the Nation and is president of the American Committee for U.S.-Russia Accord (ACURA). She writes a weekly column at the Washington Post and is a frequent commentator on U.S. and international politics for Democracy Now, PBS, ABC, MSNBC and CNN. Find her on Twitter @KatrinaNation. This article was produced by Globetrotter in partnership with ACURA.