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How Defense-Contractor CEOs Get Rich on the Taxpayers' Dime

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog11/02/2017
When someone in DC wants more money for the troops, just remember that what they’re actually talking about are troops of overpaid defense contractors.

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Don't Trust the US Government on Missile Defense

StrategyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog11/01/2017
The US state is empowered by the idea that it can wage wars at will without the American domestic population facing any risk of retaliation.

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Mexico's Disastrous Drug War

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog11/01/2017
Ordinary street gangs could never ascend to the levels of criminality made possible by the US-sponsored drug war in Mexico.

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Niger: Finally, A War John McCain Doesn't Love

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/26/2017
John McCain's hatred of Donald Trump has driven America's most ardent warmonger to question the American intervention in Niger. And that's a good thing.

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Pentagon Pushes Plan for Female Draft Registration

War and Foreign Policy

Blog10/26/2017
If the US faces a crisis in tax revenues, forced labor via conscription will suddenly become a very attractive option. So why not include women?

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Everyone Has Property Rights, Whether They Know it or Not

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/11/2017
Even if the Native Americans didn't understand property rights at all, that still wouldn't justify stealing their land, and killing them.

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America: The Dictatress of the World

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/09/2017
John Quincy Adams warned that if the US sought to run the world, "she would be no longer the ruler of her own spirit."

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Come, You Masters of War

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog10/07/2017
Andrew Bacevich is not optimistic that the American state's drive for constant war will end soon.

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Nothing Humanitarian About the US's Actions in North Korea

War and Foreign Policy

Blog09/27/2017
The descent of US/North Korea “crisis” to schoolyard taunts should be remembered as one of the most disgraceful chapters in US foreign policy history.

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The Supreme Court Failed Us On Vietnam

Legal SystemWar and Foreign Policy

Blog09/22/2017
The Supreme Court justices knew that there was no way that the president would comply with a court ruling against the war.

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