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15 Years After the Iraq Invasion, What Are the Costs?

Stephanie Savell Other Words
We spend $32 million per hour on wars started during the Bush administration. The economic costs of the war on terror has cost Americans a staggering $5.6 trillion since 2001, when the U.S. invaded Afghanistan.

War With China? It’s Already Under Way

Michael T. Klare TomDispatch
Since Trump's arrival, such initiatives have escalated into Cold War-style combat by another name, with his administration committed to defeating China in a struggle for global economic, technological, and military supremacy.

America Has Its Gunsights on Venezuela

Vijay Prashad Independent Media Institute
Venezuela President MaAduro speaking “I tell the people,” Maduro said, “this presidential sash is yours. The power of this sash is yours. It does not belong to the oligarchy or to imperialism. It belongs to the sovereign people of Venezuela.”

Stop the Construction of U.S. Military Base in Henoko!

Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases
The airstrip will endanger the people, despoil a pristine environment and destroy endangered sea life, including the last few dugong (a marine mammal related to the manatee)...

Outsourcing the Occupation

Rod Such The Electronic Intifada
book cover Shir Hever’s "The Privatization of Israeli Security" is a study of the emergence of private military-security companies that began in Israel in the 1990s and continues today.
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