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Why Are US Troops Still In Syria?
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Why Are US Troops Still In Syria?
February 13, 2020

Fortunately the latest incident did not escalate into a larger fight, but it is a reminder that the continued illegal U.S. military presence in Syria creates the potential for accidental clashes that could end up getting out of control.

Just 3% of What the US Spends Destroying Countries Could End Starvation—On the Entire Planet
February 8, 2020

As of 2019, the annual Pentagon base budget, plus war budget, plus nuclear weapons in the Department of Energy, plus Homeland Security and other military spending totaled well over $1 trillion — not counting what’s “lost.”

Just 3% of What the US Spends Destroying Countries Could End Starvation—On the Entire Planet
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US Deploys ‘Mini-Nukes’ in Deplorable Threat to World Peace
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US Deploys ‘Mini-Nukes’ in Deplorable Threat to World Peace
February 7, 2020

The world is moving towards more insecurity and risk of catastrophic war. And the fault of that damnable dynamic lies entirely with Washington.

Not So Subtle Cover-Up: From Zero to 50 Iran Attack Injuries in Under 3 Weeks
February 1, 2020

Trump has painted himself into a corner on Iran, jumping from escalation to escalation (to this latest “point of no return big one” in the form of the ordered Soleimani assassination) — yet all the while hoping to avoid a major direct war.

Not So Subtle Cover-Up: From Zero to 50 Iran Attack Injuries in Under 3 Weeks
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How The Military-Industrial Complex Gets Away With Murder in Contract After Contract
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How The Military-Industrial Complex Gets Away With Murder in Contract After Contract
January 22, 2020

…And let’s face it, a Congress that allows endless wars, terrible spending practices, and multiplying conflicts of interest is, as the history of the twenty-first century has shown us, a recipe for disaster.

17 Years After ‘Liberation,’ Iraq Again Designated US ‘Enemy’
January 18, 2020

After the Iraqi parliament vote to end US troop presence, the US is in no mood to discuss abiding by the wishes of the Iraqi government. When Prime Minister Mahdi called Pompeo to discuss terms for US withdrawal, the Trump Administration threatened to seize billions of Iraqi dollars held in the New York Federal Reserve Bank…and to again put Iraq under sanctions. 17 years of war and we’re back to square one.

17 Years After ‘Liberation,’ Iraq Again Designated US ‘Enemy’
Reading Sun Tzu in Tehran
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Reading Sun Tzu in Tehran
January 15, 2020

Iran – wisely – has eschewed direct, state-to-state military conflict, for a more subtle, and pernicious war on the US presence in the Middle East – a war, which if successful, will re-cast the region.

The War in Afghanistan Is a Fraud (and Now We Have Proof)
January 11, 2020

Donald Trump just cut food stamps to 700,000 people, impacting more than a million children, but we’re funding fucking ghosts? Maybe we could start a campaign asking the ghost soldiers to donate some of their supper to the starving kids of America.

The War in Afghanistan Is a Fraud (and Now We Have Proof)
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