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Classified: US Military Imposes ‘Startling’ Blackout On Key Details Of War In Afghanistan

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams January 31, 2015   Classified: US Military Imposes ‘Startling’ Blackout On Key Details Of War In Afghanistan ‘It’s not just a particular fact or figure that’s being classified, but whole categories of previously public information.’ In an unprecedented blackout, top U.S. military officials have quietly classified key information about how […]

U.S. Army General John F. Campbell speaks Dec 8, 2014 at North Kabul Afghanistan International Airport, Afghanistan. (Photo: ResoluteSupportMedia/flickr/public domain)

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Adding More Proof ‘War Is Over’ Is a Myth, NATO Commander Warns of Inevitable Deaths to Come

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams Adding More Proof ‘War Is Over’ Is a Myth, NATO Commander Warns of Inevitable Deaths to Come ‘The war in Afghanistan has not ended’     The public should expect more U.S military casualties in Afghanistan, the top commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) recently warned, in the […]


Endless Wars Have Cost Americans $1.6 Trillion, Report Finds

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams Endless Wars Have Cost Americans $1.6 Trillion, Report Finds Post-9/11 military operations are second only to World War II in terms of financial cost—and ‘the costs go on.’ The Human Cost of War Exhibition at a downtown mall in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Photo: Bob Mical/flickr/cc) The United States has spent $1.6 […]

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With U.S. President Barack Obama urging more military action in Iraq, some historians are saying that America is an empire in decline.

How 9/11 hastened the decline of the American empire

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By Mary O’Connell, CBC News   How 9/11 hastened the decline of the American empire Military historians say U.S. reaction to 2001 attacks symptomatic of fading influence     As the U.S. marks the 13th anniversary of 9/11 and contemplates renewed military action in Iraq, some observers warn that America is a fading power. […]


‘I Didn’t Join to Be Sacrificed’: U.S. Troops Fed Up with Risky Afghanistan Strategy 1

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino ‘I Didn’t Join to Be Sacrificed’: U.S. Troops Fed Up with Risky Afghanistan Strategy     Afghanistan stinks. The death, despair, cronyism, corruption, the companies licking their chops over lithium and rare earths deposits, the endless funds which are printed here and flow through Kabul to God only knows […]

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Rep. Walter Jones: More Spending on Afghanistan is ‘Insanity’

  Source: http://ronpaulinstitute.org By RPI Staff Rep. Walter Jones: More Spending on Afghanistan is ‘Insanity’   Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC), an RPI Advisory Board Member, delivers hard-hitting questions and comments during a House Armed Services hearing this week on the “State of Al Qaeda, its Affiliates, and Associated Groups: View From Outside Experts.” On the […]