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US bolsters forces in oil-rich east Syria as Russia raises objections
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US bolsters forces in oil-rich east Syria as Russia raises objections
October 27, 2019

Russia, which backs Syrian President Bashar Assad and has helped him turn the tide of a bloody civil war, has long insisted that the US military presence in Syria is illegal.

The War in Afghanistan Turns 18, and No One Notices
October 11, 2019

It would be better if Americans had never come here. Fewer people would have died. This war is not Afghanistan’s war; it is the war of the world, but they are fighting it in Afghanistan.

The War in Afghanistan Turns 18, and No One Notices
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Secretary of Defense, Incorporated
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Secretary of Defense, Incorporated
October 9, 2019

I predict more deals and more taxpayer billions for Raytheon with Esper at the Defense helm. Esper’s in good company in Washington’s military-industrial swamp.

Washington Prefers Confrontation With Russia to Dialogue and Cooperation
October 8, 2019

Washington’s combination of military confrontation and economic sanctions in its campaign against Russia has no moral basis, Brian Cloughley writes.

Washington Prefers Confrontation With Russia to Dialogue and Cooperation
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Displaced by a US Invasion? Don’t Imagine You’ll Be Welcomed to Breathe Free
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Displaced by a US Invasion? Don’t Imagine You’ll Be Welcomed to Breathe Free
October 1, 2019

Washington broke Afghanistan, but there’s no way it is prepared to repair it by helping its refugees, Brian Cloughley writes.

Just How Swampy Are US-Saudi Arms Deals?
September 30, 2019

After a series of early, disastrous failures, the Pentagon is now touting a fifteen out of fifteen string of successful THAAD launchings.

Just How Swampy Are US-Saudi Arms Deals?
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The Drone Strikes on the Saudi Oil Facilities Have Changed Global Warfare
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The Drone Strikes on the Saudi Oil Facilities Have Changed Global Warfare
September 25, 2019

The devastating attack on Saudi oil facilities by drones and missiles not only transforms the balance of military power in the Middle East, but marks a change in the nature of warfare globally.

Why America’s Military Capabilities Are Failing
September 12, 2019

The big money is being made not in Government-service, but in the private-sector side of the revolving door between Government-service and the private sector.

Why America’s Military Capabilities Are Failing
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