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The Korean War’s Forgotten Lessons on the Evil of Intervention
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The Korean War’s Forgotten Lessons on the Evil of Intervention
November 21, 2020

When politicians or generals appear itching to pull the United States into another foreign war, remember that truth is routinely the first casualty. It is naive to expect a government that recklessly slays masses of civilians to honestly investigate itself and announce its guilt to the world.

America’s New Army: Turning Killers Into Coders
October 10, 2020

The mighty US Army announced it has suspended a rule requiring new enlisted soldiers and officers to pass the Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) to graduate initial military training through next year,

America’s New Army: Turning Killers Into Coders
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Will a Military Coup Undo the November Elections, Donald Trump and the Republic Itself?
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Will a Military Coup Undo the November Elections, Donald Trump and the Republic Itself?
September 16, 2020

Just two months away from the 2020 elections, the threat of a new Military Coup organized by international financiers is as high as ever, Matthew Ehret writes.

Robot Generals: Will They Make Better Decisions Than Humans – Or Worse?
September 5, 2020

Robotic devices are merely replacing standard weaponry on conventional battlefields. Now, however, in a giant leap of faith, the Pentagon is seeking to take this process to an entirely new level — by replacing not just ordinary soldiers and their weapons, but potentially admirals and generals with robotic systems.

Robot Generals: Will They Make Better Decisions Than Humans – Or Worse?
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The American Way of War, a Required Reading List
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The American Way of War, a Required Reading List
August 28, 2020

The two books I tell people to read to understand not just the United States’ war in Vietnam, but also its wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the current world war the US has created and sustained that stretches from western Africa to Pakistan, are David Halberstam’s The Best and the Brightest and Neil Sheehan’s A Bright Shining Lie.

On Bombs And Bombings
August 18, 2020

Bombs should not exist. Explosives designed to blow fire and shrapnel through human bodies should not be a thing. In a sane world, there wouldn’t be bombs, and if some mentally unbalanced person ever made and used one it would be a major international news story.

On Bombs And Bombings
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Afghan Bounty Scandal Comes at Suspiciously Important Time for U.S. Military-Industrial Complex
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Afghan Bounty Scandal Comes at Suspiciously Important Time for U.S. Military-Industrial Complex
July 5, 2020

The latest scandal, like others before it, is based on scant testimony by anonymous officials and has had the effect of pushing liberal opinion on US foreign policy into a far more hawkish direction.

America’s Recessional: Time to Bring the Troops Home
June 18, 2020

It is past time for Donald Trump to make a bold move because the Democrats won’t have the backbone to rattle the status quo.

America’s Recessional: Time to Bring the Troops Home
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