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The Murderous Anarchy of Drone Strikes

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Drone strikes are supposed to be done as military operations against enemy forces, not random acts of murder. But Barack Obama doesn’t seem too worried… Obviously wars depend on killing. Contrary to many on the Right and the Left, Barack

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War on Terror Report: You’re in More Danger than Ever!

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How can the failure of the War on Terror mean that we need more of it? The point of most politics is to make us afraid. As H. L. Mencken put it long ago, “The whole aim of practical politics

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The US Arms ISIS by Arming Iraq

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By giving weapons to a nation’s army that cannot keep them, effectively, the US arms ISIS. If we make a mistake once, and then fix it, or change policy, then the mistake is not that sinister. But when we make

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The Proxy Fight Against ISIS is Collapsing

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Arming groups to fight against ISIS can easily backfire. The Daily Beast reported yesterday, “Exclusive: Key Rebels Ready to Quit U.S. Fight Vs. ISIS.” A centerpiece of the U.S. war plan against ISIS is in danger of collapsing. A key

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Memorial Day Means Support the Troops, not their Killers

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That sickening feeling you get on Memorial Day when you read about your government intentionally empowering terrorists. Yesterday was Memorial Day, a day wherein we honor those who have demonstrated commitment, and often suffered so much in what was usually

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South African Warriors Take on Boko Haram without Hashtags

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It takes some veteran South African warriors to show us how to deal with terrorists. One of the things that I hated about the Iraq invasion was that Blackwater (now Academi) gave mercenaries a bad name (at least as far

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Benghazi Shows What Debauched Leaders We Have

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Benghazi is not just a scandal and a crime but a warning of more to come if we keep voting sociopaths into office. In late September of 2012, my investigation into the attack on the United States consulate in Benghazi led

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Rand Paul Is Right: ISIS is Far Worse than Saddam Hussein Was

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Rand Paul makes the most obviously true statement about ISIS and Saddam Hussein, but it is one that other Republicans are running from. CNS News reports, “Sen. Rand Paul: ‘ISIS Is More of an Aberration’ Than Saddam Hussein.” Sen. Rand

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How to Kill without Collateral Damage

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When a kill is really important we do it without collateral damage because we use a person, not a machine, and we use precision. The story reported by the Stars & Stripe: “US commandos kill senior Islamic State figure in

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CIA Veteran: Be Scared of Monsters We Made to Deal with Monsters We Promised to Protect You From, which We Made

A CIA veteran is pushing for Americans to be scared of terrorists so that we’ll endorse the same war on terror that financed and recruited those terrorists. First, we go into Aghanistan and restore its opium production (totally unintentionally I’m

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Dr. Ron Paul’s Diagnosis: Americans Are Driven by Fear

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I remember the line from the movie Blade Runner: “Quite an experience to live in fear isn’t it? That’s what it is to be a slave.” But we can also point out that rather than just a description of slavery,

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Barack Obama Accepts Responsibility for Drone Killings: Meaningless

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When President Obama accepts responsibility he is actually affirming that no one in the government will ever be held accountable. Philip Giraldi has an interesting piece at the American Conservative: “Obama’s Unaccountable Drone War.” Ironically, for a president who once

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