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US Military Prepares Drastic Escalation of Global Drone Program

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams August 18, 2015   US Military Prepares Drastic Escalation of Global Drone Program New reporting reveals plans to expand drone program by 50 percent, including broader use of mercenaries     The U.S. Pentagon is poised to dramatically increase the deployment of surveillance drones over “global hot spots” such as […]

According to officials, the Pentagon hopes to expand the use of lethal drone strikes in the years ahead. (Photo: US Air Force)

‘Deal or war’: Is doomed dollar really behind Obama’s Iran warning?

By Finian Cunningham RT.com August 16, 2015   ‘Deal or war’: Is doomed dollar really behind Obama’s Iran warning?     US President Barack Obama has given an extraordinary ultimatum to the Republican-controlled Congress, arguing that they must not block the nuclear accord with Iran. It’s either “deal or war,” he says. In a televised […]

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