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The Anti-War Movement Seven Years After Shock and Awe

The war in Iraq is still on. It’s already the second most expensive war in US history–only WWII cost more. The war in Afghanistan is heating up. It’s now the second longest war in US history–only Vietnam lasted longer. So … Continue reading

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Military Matters #31 — Why and How Iran?

George W. Bush's handlers must be ruing the day they failed to include a few more countries on the Axis of Evil list.  A lot of people are still wondering how one merited inclusion on the first one, given that … Continue reading

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Military Matters #30 — The War for Saudi Arabia

(The following was written last August for Sanders Research Associates, a subscription web site that posts detailed studies of war, oil, and finance. This is an excellent resource. The article is posted under Fair Use.)    Oil is not a … Continue reading

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Military Matters #27 — There’s No There There: Debating a Neocon

When I was first invited by Dr. Stephen Smith to speak at Winthrop University in South Carolina, I was preparing a trip to Haiti and I didn't give much thought to how I would handle the engagement. I'd just finished … Continue reading

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