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The Illusion of War Without Casualties
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The Illusion of War Without Casualties
March 10, 2018

America’s wars in the post-9/11 era have been characterized by relatively low U.S. casualties, but that does not mean that they are any less violent than previous wars, Nicolas J.S. Davies observes.

Putin Claims Strategic Parity, Respect
March 5, 2018

Vladimir Putin’s announcement of new weapons systems to achieve nuclear parity was the result of the erosion of arms control regimes, such as the ill-advised U.S. withdrawal from the ABM treaty in 2002, Ray McGovern explains.

Putin Claims Strategic Parity, Respect
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Time to Admit the Afghan War is ‘Nonsense’
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Time to Admit the Afghan War is ‘Nonsense’
February 25, 2018

Exclusive: Officially, the U.S. military objective in Afghanistan is to force the Taliban to the negotiating table, but just last month President Trump said that talks with the Taliban are off the table, indicating an incoherent policy, as Jonathan Marshall notes.

In Memoriam: Robert Parry
January 29, 2018

It is with a heavy heart that we inform Consortiumnews readers that Editor Robert Parry has passed away. As regular readers know, Robert (or Bob, as he was known to friends and family) suffered a stroke in December, which – despite his own speculation that it may have been brought on by the stress of covering Washington politics – was the result of undiagnosed pancreatic cancer that he had been unknowingly living with for the past 4-5 years.

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A National Defense Strategy of Sowing Global Chaos
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A National Defense Strategy of Sowing Global Chaos
January 24, 2018

In the new U.S. National Defense Strategy, military planners bemoan the erosion of the U.S.’s “competitive edge,” but the reality is that they are strategizing to maintain the American Empire in a chaotic world, explains Nicolas J.S. Davies.

Trump’s Continuation of US Interventionism
December 28, 2017

Criticizing his predecessors for misguided foreign wars, President Trump promised a break in that approach, but his National Security Strategy report indicates a shift more in rhetoric than substance, reports Dennis J. Bernstein.

Trump’s Continuation of US Interventionism
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The Strangelovian Russia-gate Myth
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The Strangelovian Russia-gate Myth
December 24, 2017

The Strangelovian palaver of Russia-gate is embraced by many liberals as some totem to ward off the vile Donald Trump, but this dishonest process only furthers the cause of American Empire and risks global destruction, says poet Phil Rockstroh.

Did Obama Arm Islamic State Killers?
December 23, 2017

A new study shows that U.S. government weapons ended up in the hands of Islamic State jihadists, but no one in Washington seems interested in how they got there or what President Obama knew, writes Daniel Lazare.

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