The Only Way to End ‘Endless War’

First, America has to give up its pursuit of global dominance

New York Times Opinion
Sep 17 · 7 min read
Illustration: Selman Design/The New York Times

By Stephen Wertheim

“We have got to put an end to endless war,” declared Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind., during the Democratic presidential primary debate on Thursday. It was a surefire applause line: Many people consider “endless war” to be the central problem for…

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