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The US Is Spending $1.25 Trillion Annually on War 7.5.2019 Truthout.com
The military gravy train is running full speed ahead.

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Behind the Omar Outrage: Suppressed History of 9/11 18.4.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Trump’s demagogic ploy with the freshman lawmaker raises the more serious question of who and what led to the “Day of Planes,” writes Max Blumenthal. By Max Blumenthal Special to Consortium News As Donald Trump sharpens his re-election messaging, he…Read more →
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Trump Vetoes Measure To Curtail U.S. Support For War On Yemen 18.4.2019 Outside the Beltway
President Trump has not surprisingly vetoed a Congressional resolution to limit American support for the Saudi war on Yemen. His defense for doing so is utterly absurd.
From Somalia to Yemen, US Wars Are Off the Charts 15.4.2019 Truthout.com
The Pentagon feeds eternally at the terror trough.

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Afghanistan: Deadly flash floods destroy homes and lives 30.3.2019 BBC: World
At least 32 people die as rains hit an area where drought forced many from their homes last year.
The U.S. will remain a major player in Afghanistan 28.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The U.S. military, as capable and professional as it is, is but one tool in America’s extensive foreign policy toolkit.  
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NewsBusters Time Machine: Blame Reagan for Rise of Trump? 27.2.2019 NewsBusters
This week’s NewsBusters Time Machine looks back at a mammoth PBS documentary on Ronald Reagan that aired 21 years ago this week. The 270 minute film, which aired on February 24,1998, included the usual tropes about Reagan not caring about the poor. But it also seemed to blame the conservative president for the rise of... Donald ...
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Telling Only Part of the Story of Jihad 21.2.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
A CNN star reporter should not be shocked to learn that U.S. allies are consorting with Yemeni terrorists, writes Daniel Lazare. By Daniel Lazare Special to Consortium News A recent CNN report about U.S. military materiel finding its way into Al…Read more →
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House Vote Votes To End U.S. Assistance For Saudi War On Yemen 14.2.2019 Outside the Beltway
In a rare display of assertiveness in the foreign policy arena, the House voted yesterday to bar U.S. assistance in Saudi Arabia's genocidal war on Yemen.
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Regime Change Made in the USA 12.2.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Trump’s backing of Juan Guaidó’s shadow government could weaken the opposition’s longstanding support among the majority of Venezuelans, writes Steve Ellner. By Steve Ellner NACLA Since its outset, the Trump administration has ratcheted up pressure on Venezuela and radicalized its positions.…Read more →
Juan Guaidó Won’t Rule Out U.S. Intervention In Venezuela, But Americans Should 12.2.2019 Outside the Beltway
The self-appointed Acting President of Venezuela has said he doesn't rule out the idea of American intervention in his country, but we should rule it out immediately.
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Full Text: President Donald Trump's State of the Union 6.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
President Donald Trump attempted to call for unity in his second State of the Union address.
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Read the full transcript of President Trump’s State of the Union speech 6.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow Americans:

We meet tonight at a moment of unlimited potential. As we begin a new Congress, I stand here ready to work with you to achieve historic breakthroughs for all Americans.

Millions...

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Here’s the Transcript for Trump’s State of the Union Address 6.2.2019 Mother Jones
Following the longest government shutdown in US history, and amid a tense political impasse over funding for President Donald Trump’s border wall, Trump delivered a State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. The hourlong speech followed weeks of uncertainty over whether Trump would even be able to deliver the annual address—Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whose invitation is […]
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Trump 'Most Isolated' President Since Nixon: Woodward 5.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Watergate journalist Bob Woodward made the comments about President Donald Trump during a panel discussion on MSNBC’s "Morning Joe."
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Afghanistan Set the Stage for the US’s Implosion 24.1.2019 Truthout.com
The US's 10-year proxy war laid the foundation for the endless wars that have followed.

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Chickensh-t Trump 26.12.2018 The Moderate Voice

Trump withdrawing troops from Syria and Afghanistan against the advice of Defense Secretary Mattis and other advisors points to how deranged he is and ignorant about foreign affairs. But he is also chickensh-t and this may somehow impact his thinking. As a Vietnam vet who served my country, I have no qualms about calling Trump […]

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Will Congress Stop the Endless Wars? 30.11.2018 Truthout.com
The antiwar movement has an important victory in its sights.

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Why are Iranians crossing the Channel in dinghies? 26.11.2018 BBC: Front Page
More than 100 people, all claiming to be Iranian, have crossed the Channel this month - why?
Pakistan’s Fight Against Extremism at Home Rebuffed by Trump 21.11.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Washington would be wise to engage the new Pakistani administration to help fight extremism at home and bring about reasonable solutions to regional crises, rather than exacerbate them, says Ann Wright. By Ann Wright The relationship between the Trump administration…Read more →
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