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Trump, Afghanistan & the Messy Endings to U.S. Wars

Any deal with the Taliban will resemble the other retreats from the anti-colonial and counterinsurgency conflicts the U.S. has fought since  1945, writes Danny Sjursen. By Danny SjursenTomDispatch.com Could President Donald Trump end the Afghan war someday? I don’t know if such a possibility has been on your mind, but it’s certainly been on the mind…
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THE ANGRY ARAB: The Moon Landing & the Cold War

Amid all the 50th anniversary commemorations of Apollo 11, As`ad AbuKhalil finds little mention of the pioneering contributions of the Soviet  space program.  By As`ad AbuKhalilSpecial to Consortium News It was Noam Chomsky who once said that NASA was the biggest propaganda scam of the 20th century, or words to that effect.  When I was 10, my…
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New Westminster Cabinet Far to the Right of Thatcher’s

Boris Johnson ushers in the most right-wing British government since 1832, writes Craig Murray. By Craig MurrayCraigMurray.org.uk I can only imagine that the media people who are saying Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s cabinet is the most right-wing since the 1980s were not sentient in the ‘80s. Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher never had a home…
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The Precipitous Barbarisation of Our Times

Roberto Savio confronts an era of greed, fear and “populocracy.” By Roberto Savioin RomeInter Press Service When all is said and done, it appears that Thomas Hobbes, the 17th century English philosopher who had a dire vision of man, was not totally wrong. From the frivolous to the serious, in just a week we have had…
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