Tag Archives: U.S. Military

Steve Russell :
Donald Trump and the great
transgender menace

This president picks on the least powerful because all that matters for him is winning. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | November 15, 2017 Why attack the powerless, beyond the exhilaration of winning? I don’t even get the … finish reading Steve Russell :
Donald Trump and the great
transgender menace

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Harry Targ :
Break up the banks and the military/industrial complex!

What Hillary Clinton calls ‘American leadership’ is more about militarism than statesmanship. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | January 27, 2016 Hillary Clinton recently declared that she was the only candidate who had the knowledge and experience to … finish reading Harry Targ :
Break up the banks and the military/industrial complex!

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Swathi Narayanan :
METRO | Missing in action but not forgotten

A daughter continues her quest to find her father and other lost soldiers. By Swathi Narayanan | The Rag Blog | January 2, 2016 AUSTIN — Karoni Forrester’s earliest memory of her childhood is sneaking into her grandfather’s study to … finish reading Swathi Narayanan :
METRO | Missing in action but not forgotten

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Harry Targ :
Should we make more war? Where? How?

Obama’s foreign policy reflects the contradictory approaches of U.S. leadership since the country’s emergence as a superpower. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | February 17, 2015 Both unity and contradiction are reflected in the history of United States … finish reading Harry Targ :
Should we make more war? Where? How?

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Tom Hayden :
From Vietnam to Iraq, lessons never learned

We cannot trust the ‘best and brightest’ to have the answers any more than students trusted their pedigreed elders 50 years ago. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | September 17, 2014 [The following remarks, provided to The Rag … finish reading Tom Hayden :
From Vietnam to Iraq, lessons never learned

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Harry Targ :
Obama and the myth that ‘war works’

Twentieth century narratives of international relations are no longer relevant (if they ever were). By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | September 16, 2014 President Barack Obama spoke to the nation Wednesday night, September 10, about the need to … finish reading Harry Targ :
Obama and the myth that ‘war works’

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Jack A. Smith :
The continuing failure of U.S. interventions

At this time of great conflict in the world, U.S. foreign/military policy seems to be intimately connected to virtually everything that’s going wrong. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | September 10, 2014 The United States insists on … finish reading Jack A. Smith :
The continuing failure of U.S. interventions

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Jack A. Smith :
Obama’s foreign policy bait and switch

Obama focused on defending his policies from the warhawks instead of the ‘pivot’ to Asia and maintenance of unilateral global hegemony. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | June 22, 2014 President Obama chose to ignore the most … finish reading Jack A. Smith :
Obama’s foreign policy bait and switch

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Tom Hayden :
Are we seeing the ‘dismemberment’ of Iraq?

The other Hayden says Iraq is ‘dead’ and will be replaced by three ‘successor’ states. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | June 21, 2014 Former CIA director Michael Hayden says Iraq is dead, “will not be reconstituted,” and … finish reading Tom Hayden :
Are we seeing the ‘dismemberment’ of Iraq?

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Bowe Bergdahl, the ‘universal soldier,’ and the true cost of war

As long as there are people who will agree to fight to kill others for the whims of a nation state’s leaders, we will continue to have war. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | June 19, 2014 … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Bowe Bergdahl, the ‘universal soldier,’ and the true cost of war

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METRO | GI coffeehouse, Iraq vets respond to latest Fort Hood tragedy

By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 7, 2014 KILLEEN — When Spec. Ivan A. Lopez opened fire on fellow soldiers at Fort Hood on April 2, he killed four people and wounded 16 more. He was one … finish reading METRO | GI coffeehouse, Iraq vets respond to latest Fort Hood tragedy

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Steve Russell :
Fallujah on fire again

Had the Iraqis been willing to sign the Status of Forces Agreement, our troops would as we speak be lined up to bleed over Fallujah for a third time. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | January 29, 2014 … finish reading Steve Russell :
Fallujah on fire again

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