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BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Medea Benjamin on ‘Killing by Remote Control’

Killing by Remote Control:Medea Benjamin’s ‘Drone Warfare‘ By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | June 20, 2012 “The drones were terrifying… the buzz of a distant propeller was a constant reminder of imminent death.” — Journalist David Rohde [Drone … finish reading BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Medea Benjamin on ‘Killing by Remote Control’

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Lamar W. Hankins : ‘Truth, Lies and Afghanistan’

Lt. Colonel Daniel Davis. Image from Eideard.‘Truth, Lies and Afghanistan’:Lt. Colonel Davis reveals futilityand folly of our war in Afghanistan By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | April 16, 2012 How quickly Americans lose interest in war when … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : ‘Truth, Lies and Afghanistan’

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Lamar W. Hankins : What Have We Learned From the Iraq War?

President Obama shown speaking to troops at Fort Bragg, N.C. Photo by Gerry Broome / AP.Lessons we should have learned from the Iraq War After all the phony reasons for war in Iraq were found wanting, Bush and his neoconservative … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : What Have We Learned From the Iraq War?

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Eric Newhouse : Half of Returning Warriors are Wounded

Photo by RunItsTheFuz / Flickr / Truthout.Half of vets returning from Iraq andAfghanistan need medical attention By Eric Newhouse / Truthout / November 16, 2011 More than half of America’s former warriors are returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan with … finish reading Eric Newhouse : Half of Returning Warriors are Wounded

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Jay D. Jurie : The Return of ROTC

Navy ROTC cadets from Florida’s Jacksonville University. U.S.Navy photo by Spc. 2nd Class Gary Granger Jr. / 4GWar. ROTC resurgent Part II: ROTC’s history and return to campus When the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy was dropped in 2010, … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : The Return of ROTC

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Jay D. Jurie : Vietnam and the Historic Struggle Against ROTC

Marchers in 1970 want ROTC removed from the campus of Ohio University. Image from Cape Girardeau History and Photos. ROTC resurgent Part I: ROTC and the anti-war movement They held regular drills on an open field approximately two blocks from … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : Vietnam and the Historic Struggle Against ROTC

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Clancy Sigal : Resisting War Takes Guts

“No More War!” Art by Iván Lira /MRZine.In our war-loving society:Conscientious resistance takes guts, bravery By Clancy Sigal / AlterNet / May 30, 2011 War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and … finish reading Clancy Sigal : Resisting War Takes Guts

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Harry Targ : Salamis, Not Bombs

Send a salami to the troops.Memorial Day:‘Salamis, not bombs’ By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / May 29, 2011 Since I live in North Central Indiana I use every opportunity I can to import bagels from Chicago. In the … finish reading Harry Targ : Salamis, Not Bombs

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Marc Estrin : Light Unto the Nations

Israeli “Agronomic (sic) flashlight grip (T-GRIP).” (Get ’em while they’re hot. Image from IsraelMilitary.comLight unto the nations By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / April 11, 2011 What is it? It doesn’t seem to be a bird. Definitely not … finish reading Marc Estrin : Light Unto the Nations

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Joshua Brown : Life During Wartime: Data Overload

Political cartoon and verse by Joshua Brown / The Rag Blog / January 17, 2011.The Rag Blog

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Lamar W. Hankins : After Veterans Day, Business As Usual

Photo by John Gomez / AP.Now, back to Fox News…Veterans’ Day is over Man is the only animal that deals in that atrocity of atrocities, War. He is the only one that gathers his brethren about him and goes forth … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : After Veterans Day, Business As Usual

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Alice Embree : Making the War Personal at Under the Hood

Under the Hood GI Coffeehouse, Killeen, Texas. Photo from Under the Hood photostream / Flickr.We can’t give you anything…Making the war personal By Alice Embree / The Rag Blog / November 14, 2010 We can’t give you anything but war, … finish reading Alice Embree : Making the War Personal at Under the Hood

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