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Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) puts on a mask during a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on April 23, 2020. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Views
Biden and Congress Must Repeal Law Authorizing Endless Wars
As the 117th Congress prepares to get to work and President-elect Biden continues to put together his administration, it is time to repeal and replace the 2001 AUMF.
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Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump confront Capitol police officers at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images) News
US National Guard Ordered to Clear and Secure US Capitol Building Under Siege by Pro-Trump Mob
"Clearly and unsurprisingly, the administration confronted mostly peaceful protests by Black Lives Matter with a thousand-fold more concerted and heavier response."
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A woman and her daughter receive food assistance for laid off Walt Disney World cast members and others at a food distribution event on December 12, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo: Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images) News
81 Senators Vote to Override Trump Veto of NDAA as GOP Continues to Block $2,000 Relief Checks
"At a time when so many Americans are facing economic desperation," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, "it is tragic that the Republican leadership has turned their backs on the working families of this country."
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Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) is seen on the House steps of the Capitol during votes on Friday, December 4, 2020. News
Ro Khanna Applauds 19 House Democrats Who Joined Him in Voting No on 'Bloated' $740 Billion Military Budget
"They are changing the culture of endless war and calling for more investment instead in the American people."
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President Donald Trump is presented with the U.S. Space Force flag on May 15, 2020. (PhotoL Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Cybernetics and the Trump
"The vice president could have said that one of the tasks of the Space Force guardians would be to protect the country from cyber attacks from space."
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U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks during a news conference at his transition headquarters on December 16, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. (Photo: Kevin Lamarque-Pool/Getty Images) News
To Help 'Reshape How America Engages a Changed World,' Biden Given Slate of Progressive Foreign Policy Picks
"There are, in fact, an impressive number of people who could legitimately fill those jobs and question the dominant perspective on foreign policy and national security."
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NDS troops escort alleged Taliban fighters in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on January 23, 2019. (Photo: Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images) News
Investigative Reporting Details Massacres, Reign of Terror by US-Backed Death Squads in Afghanistan
The Americans, said the head of one provincial government, "step on all the rules of war, human rights, all the things they said they'd bring to Afghanistan," and are "conducting themselves as terrorists."
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The Space Force also has bipartisan support. Some 188 Democrats joined 189 Republicans to pass the National Defense Authorization Act for 2020. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
The U.S. Needs COVID Relief and Renewable Energy, Not a Space Force
Instead of wasting scarce funds on the Space Force, the Biden administration should deploy its diplomats to demilitarize space.
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Fighter planes parked on the deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower on November 29, 2016. (Photo: Seaman Casey S. Trietsch/U.S. Navy/Flickr/cc) News
With Endless War Abroad and Endless Suffering at Home, Peace Group Warns Against Making NDAA Fight All About Trump
"While we commend Congress for not ceding to Trump's demands, particularly on the question of Confederate base names, we must not lose sight of the fact that the FY21 NDAA is about much more than that."
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USAF Boeing B-52H Stratofortress taking-off at the 1998 Fairford Royal International Air Tattoo. News
Boasting of 'Combat Power' to Threaten Iran, US Flies Two Massive B-52 Bombers Over Persian Gulf
The Pentagon predictably described the maneuver as defensive, even though it was the U.S. that pushed the two nations to the brink of war repeatedly over the past several years.
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