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President Donald Trump walks with Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley, and others from the White House to visit St. John's Church on June 1, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images) News
As Trump and GOP Openly Hatch Election Theft Plot, Question Grows: 'Which Side Will Our Military Be On?'
Amid growing concern that chaos will be unleashed in wake of uncertain results, Pentagon officials reportedly discussing their response.
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President Donald Trump walks with Attorney General William Barr, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley, and others from the White House to visit St. John's Church on June 1, 2020, in Washington, D.C. Views
We Must Be Prepared to Nonviolently Defend a Democratic Election in the Streets
Trump must go. And then the real work of democratic politics can continue.
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In this photo illustration, President Donald J. Trump shakes hands with Former vice president Joe Biden as Former president Barack Obama looks on at the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump on January 20, 2017. (Photo:Jonathan Newton /The Washington Post via Getty Images) Views
Joe Biden Wins... Then What?
If he seriously intends to be more than a relic of pre-Trump liberal centrism, how exactly should President Biden go about making his mark?
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"Consider it beyond irony if, this October," writes Dreyfuss, "the latest election 'surprise' were to take us back to the very origins of the term in the form of some kind of armed conflict that could only end terribly for everyone involved." (Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/via Getty Images) Views
Will October Surprise Be Trump-Provoked War With Iran?
Why war with Iran could very well be Trump's election eve shocker.
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Congress seems to approach military interventions as if it were building mousetraps. It makes it easy to get into them, but almost impossible to get out. (Photo: Scott Nelson/Getty Images) Views
The War on Logic: Contradictions and Absurdities in the House’s Military Spending Bill
There is simply no logic to it—other than the inexorable logic of war profiteering and global control.
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'This Is Horrendous': US Military Confirms Bayonets Were Issued to Troops Responding to George Floyd Protests
"It is insane to issue bayonets to soldiers for crowd control."
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While Americans are overwhelmed by the pandemic, the Pentagon and its boosters are exploiting the emergency to feather their own nests. (Photo: Master Sgt. Ken Hammond / U.S. Air Force / Wikimedia Commons) Views
Covid-19 Means Good Times for the Pentagon
Or how to vaccinate the military-industrial complex.
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Members of the military wearing U.S. Army Special Forces insignia block protesters near Lafayette Park and the White House on June 3, 2020 Views
Why Soldiers Might Disobey the President's Orders to Occupy US Cities
They could refuse to follow the orders of their commander-in-chief if they believed those orders were contrary to their oath to the Constitution.
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Afghan children look on as a U.S. soldier from the Provincial Reconstruction team (PRT) Steel Warriors patrols in the mountains of Nuristan Province on Dec. 19, 2009. Views
Targeting the ICC: Misguided Sanctions Imposed Yet Again
These new sanctions are theatrical overkill to further accentuate American exceptionalism.
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Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) is leading a bill to curb the president's power under the Insurrection Act of 1807. News
Dems Introduce Bill to Curb President's Insurrection Act Powers After Trump Threatens to Send Troops to Cities Across US
"We cannot allow President Trump to weaponize our military and use active duty troops to violate the constitutional rights of peaceful protesters working to bring about the change our nation desperately needs."
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