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Pentagon’s 20-Year Killing Spree Always Treated Civilians as Expendable

Norman Solomon LA Progressive
What should not get lost in all the bold-type words like “failure” and “flawed intelligence” is that virtually none of it was unforeseeable. The killings have resulted from policies that gave very low priority to prevention of civilian deaths.

Let’s Get Those Boots Off the Ground

Brad Wolf and Patterson Deppen The Progressive
Since World War II, U.S. soldiers have been stationed on U.S. military bases around the globe. Today, there are around 750 such bases in some eighty countries and colonies.

The Far Right in Uniform: How Extreme Is the U.S. Military?

Nan Levinson TomDispatch
A military is, of course, innately hierarchical, authoritarian, and adversarial, and war, by definition, is terror. There is an inheritance of violence in our increasingly militarized land that ought to concern us all, too.

After the Muslim Ban

Domenica Ghanem Otherwords
demonstration against Mulim ban In short, ending the Muslim ban should begin a bigger process of healing the harms this long-term dehumanization has caused.

Demilitarizing Our Democracy

Mandy Smithberger and William Hartung TomDispatch
arial view of Pentagon How the National Security State Has Come to Dominate a "Civilian" Government
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