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President Obama: Will You Speak to the Civic Community?
Dear President Obama, There is much commentary these days about your legacy and your continued strivings to further extend your administration’s reach in the remaining months of your second term of office. Your recent expansion of public land reserves and the large expansion of our country’s ocean...
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China and the U.S. are Approaching Dangerous Seas
It's not just the chilling rhetoric. In the past five months, warships from both sides have done everything but ram one another.
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Retirement Syndrome and the National Security State
How, I’ve often wondered, can people who have spent their lives working in an institution, particularly in the military or some other part of the national security state, retire and suddenly see that same institution in a different and far more negative light? Once outside, they become, in essence...
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Kissinger's "praise for the Argentine government in its campaign against terrorism was the music the Argentine government was longing to hear." (Photo: Brandon/flickr/cc) News
Dirty War Files Show How Clinton Ally Kissinger Backed Regime of Terror
Files released as Hillary Clinton reportedly courts Kissinger's endorsement
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How Extrajudicial Executions Became "War" Policy in Washington
The Trojan Drone: An illegal military strategy disguised as technological advance
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Wow. Americans Really, Really Don't Like Trump or Clinton
New Gallup poll shows the two as among the worst rated presidential candidates
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Paris, Orlando and Turkey: Displacing the Narrative of Western Innocence
What is clear is that there is a context – no matter how painful to admit – of U.S. and Western complicity in creating the very forces that now terrorize the imagination of publics in the West. Just a cursory glance of that sordid history reveals the baselessness of the assumption of innocence that...
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The Pentagon’s Real $trategy: Keeping the Money Flowing
These days, lamenting the apparently aimless character of Washington’s military operations in the Greater Middle East has become conventional wisdom among administration critics of every sort. Senator John McCain thunders that “this president has no strategy to successfully reverse the tide of...
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Ticking Closer to Nuclear Midnight
President Obama embraced Japanese survivors of the Hiroshima bomb, but his policies, such as heightening tensions with Russia, have raised the potential for a far worse nuclear catastrophe, explains Jonathan Marshall.
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A Year Ago, I Crossed the DMZ in Korea. Here’s Why.
Until women get a place in the peace process, we'll take our calls for an end to the Korean War to public streets all over the globe — and even across the DMZ.
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