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Reflections on Vietnam and Iraq
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Reflections on Vietnam and Iraq
December 24, 2020

Now, if you prioritize Vietnam and Iraq over the war against Nazi Germany, you’ll come face-to-face with a very different set of lessons. Here are four that the Biden administration might do well to contemplate.

It’s Almost Twenty Years Since 9/11. Can We Finally Stop Marching to Disaster?
December 20, 2020

Perhaps the horrors of 2020 — the fires and hurricanes, Trump’s vicious attacks on democracy, the death, sickness, and economic dislocation caused by Covid-19 — can force a real conversation about national security in 2021.

It’s Almost Twenty Years Since 9/11. Can We Finally Stop Marching to Disaster?
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Australia’s War Crimes and Culture of Impunity
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Australia’s War Crimes and Culture of Impunity
November 8, 2020

Under the guise of foreign intervention and the democracy narrative which is used to sell war to the public, impunity for human rights violations is being cultivated.

America’s Imperial Expenditures and Escapades Are Stranger Than Fiction
October 29, 2020

Whether it’s the annual furtive funding gymnastics or another round of friend-foe contortionism in Afghanistan, such stories never fail to engender head shakes at my youthful naïveté.

America’s Imperial Expenditures and Escapades Are Stranger Than Fiction
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Before the Bidens ‘Did’ Ukraine, There Was Iraq – and Serbia
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Before the Bidens ‘Did’ Ukraine, There Was Iraq – and Serbia
October 16, 2020

Today many people remember Iraq, some have a clue about Ukraine. But Serbia, which preceded them, is off the radar screen of most Americans.

Every Presidential Election Since The Iraq War Has Featured Candidates Who Supported It
October 11, 2020

Nobody who supported the Iraq invasion should be working in politics at all. They shouldn’t be able to find employment anywhere more prominent or influential than a cash register. It’s entirely legitimate for any voter to reject anyone who supported the unforgivable invasion of Iraq, and indeed to reject the entire political system that gave rise to them.

Every Presidential Election Since The Iraq War Has Featured Candidates Who Supported It
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Tony Blair’s Grubby Fingerprints on Trump’s Mideast Deals Spells War, Not Peace
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Tony Blair’s Grubby Fingerprints on Trump’s Mideast Deals Spells War, Not Peace
September 21, 2020

Tony Blair is not about peace in the Middle East. His involvement with the Trump administration is about selling war against Iran.

Trump’s Contribution to Peace in the Middle East Wasn’t Very ‘Noble’
September 19, 2020

The reality is that Trump has merely moved ISIL around and made it more of an underground movement.

Trump’s Contribution to Peace in the Middle East Wasn’t Very ‘Noble’
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