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Two Opposite Ways of Interpreting Wars and International Relations
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Two Opposite Ways of Interpreting Wars and International Relations
September 7, 2019

In the US-and-allied nations, the standard way of interpreting wars and international relations is archetypally exemplified by the internationally respected award-winning American war-journalist Marie Colvin.

UN Works with Intelligence Contractors to Destabilize North Korea Dialogue
March 17, 2019

Much like previous reports, the United Nation’s Panel of Experts (PoE) on North Korea utilized misleadingly interpreted satellite footage provided by private firms who have contractual connections to the CIA and Pentagon.

UN Works with Intelligence Contractors to Destabilize North Korea Dialogue
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London and Paris Hypocritical on Private Military Firms
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London and Paris Hypocritical on Private Military Firms
February 12, 2019

The groaning, hair pulling, and gnashing of the teeth in London, Paris, and Washington about Russian PMCs in Africa and elsewhere ignore the ignoble pasts of British, French, and American mercenaries.

Tehran Intends to Outplay Trump in Afghanistan
January 2, 2019

Reporting about the situation in Afghanistan has revealed that US diplomats are unprepared to begin peace negotiations. Afghanistan’s leaders are being torn apart by ethnic and political rivalries.

Tehran Intends to Outplay Trump in Afghanistan
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Why Did An American Hit Squad Kill Politicians In Yemen?
Why Did An American Hit Squad Kill Politicians In Yemen?
October 22, 2018

The United Arab Emirates hired a US-based private military contractor company run by an Israeli-American to provide American military-trained special forces to assassinate members of a Yemeni political party. What's wrong with this picture?

US Poised to Hit Syria Harder
August 27, 2018

A staged “chemical attack” is the way to invent a pretext for using force against Syria and pressing for a rollback of Russia and Iran.

US Poised to Hit Syria Harder
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The US Knows How to Pull Out Its Forces While Simultaneously Maintaining a Military Presence in Syria
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The US Knows How to Pull Out Its Forces While Simultaneously Maintaining a Military Presence in Syria
April 20, 2018

A US withdrawal would be presented as a fulfillment of President Trump’s pledge to end US involvement in foreign conflicts that don’t directly threaten America’s security. But in reality, nothing will change.

Private Contractors to Replace US Military in Afghanistan: Shirking Responsibility for Failed Mission
August 11, 2017

President Donald Trump has so far failed to come up with a coherent policy on Afghanistan. He is frustrated with advisers and military commanders, including Gen. John Nicholson, the commander of US forces in the war-torn country…

Private Contractors to Replace US Military in Afghanistan: Shirking Responsibility for Failed Mission
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