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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)

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Rep John Duncan: ‘Permanent, Forever, Endless War in the Middle East’ is Not Conservative 1

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute June 29, 2015   Rep John Duncan: ‘Permanent, Forever, Endless War in the Middle East’ is Not Conservative   Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr., in a speech Wednesday on the House of Representatives floor, quoted several prominent conservatives to help make the case that “there has been nothing conservative […]


U.S. war planes pictured over northern Iraq as part of coalition bombings against Syria on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. (Photo: U.S. Air Force/public domain)

Congress Accused of ‘Moral Cowardice’ for Enabling Endless War in Iraq and Syria

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams June 19, 2015   Congress Accused of ‘Moral Cowardice’ for Enabling Endless War in Iraq and Syria The House of Representatives rejected a measure that would have forced them to debate and vote on military intervention     The U.S. House Representatives is being accused of cowardice after voting down […]