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Anatomy of an ambush: Unanswered questions in Niger

There have been contrary claims by both soldiers and higher authorities in Niger regarding the attack that left 4 U.S. soldiers dead.

The Trump doctrine

Making nuclear weapons usable again.

No president should have the authority to launch nuclear weapons

Trump and the nuclear 'football.'

Massive overkill

Brought to you by the nuclear-industrial complex.

The Saudi purge shaking the Middle East

The seeming power grab consolidates all the major security forces and the military in the hands of the current King Salman and his son, the 32 year old Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman.

Into the Afghan abyss (again)

How a failed drug war will defeat Trump’s Afghan adventure

The voiceless left stands before the monster of history

If you do not take hold of the monster within, he will take hold of you. Both on a personal basis as well as the monster we know as human history.

Middle East – How America shot itself in the foot

The U.S. needs to learn the art of diplomacy instead of spending a lot of time constantly demonizing and threatening other countries.

Hearts and minds

As with the needless sacrifice of our young Amerikans during Vietnam, ditto for the use of them again in these Middle Eastern 'phony wars'. 

Saudi bombing and blockade are devastating Yemen, and Yemenis know the US bears responsibility

U.S.-backed Saudi aggression is stoking anti-American sentiment in Yemen.