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Stephanie Savell, USA 02/24/2018 0

America Has Spent $5.6 Trillion on the War on Terror … and Counting

When it comes to America’s wars, more than 16 years later our generals are victorious. Not, of course, in the distant lands where those conflicts grind on unendingly, but in the one place that matters: Washington, D.C
Lawrence Davidson, USA 02/20/2018 0

Vietnam’s Lessons and the U.S. Culture of Violence

Back in October 2016 I wrote an analysis entitled “Natural Born Killers?
Jefferson Morley, USA 02/19/2018 0

Is the Pentagon Endorsing Trump’s War on Democratic Institutions?

President Trump’s proposed military parade is the final test for the proverbial "adults in the room." So far, they are flunking.
Nick Turse, Italy 02/19/2018 0

Drug Wars, Missing Money, and a Phantom $500 Million

Pentagon watchdog calls out two commands for financial malfeasance.
Elliott Gabriel, Ecuador 02/16/2018 0

Operation Pacific Eagle in the Philippines: Washington’s New Colonial War

Critics contend that Operation Pacific Eagle Philippines is aimed at strengthening Washington’s grip on the long-subjugated people of the Philippines, defeating a half-century leftist insurgency, and securing the country for the interests of U.S. multinational corporations.
Rick Sterling, USA 02/15/2018 0

WMD Claims in Syria Raise Concerns over U.S. Escalation

Following a well-established script, anonymous U.S. officials are making unsubstantiated claims about weapons of mass destruction – this time in Syria – and again the media is failing to ask tough questions.
Jon Jeter, USA 02/15/2018 0

From Malmstrom AFB to Charlottesville: Racism Metastasizes from Military to the Streets

Soldiers desensitized to violence often bring home the racism that was learned or deepened in overseas combat.
Darius Shahtahmasebi, USA 02/12/2018 0

Will Washington’s Syria Chess Game Lead to War with NATO Ally Turkey?

America’s current Syria strategy opens up the door for a war with Turkey and a potential war with Iran and Syria. All the while the U.S. loses its status as the so-called global leader, with Russia emerging unscathed from the conflict as the region’s major power broker.
Danny Sjursen, USA 02/09/2018 0

The War That Never Ends (for the U.S. Military High Command) — And It’s Not the War on Terror

A 50-year-old war, once labeled the longest in our history, is still alive and well and still being refought by one group of Americans: the military high command. And almost half a century later, they’re still losing it and blaming others for doing so.
Richard Eskow, USA 02/08/2018 0

Trump’s General Just Announced a New Cold War. Who Will Stop It?

It can only be stopped by a mass movement of people who are willing to stand against the reckless rush into chaos.