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Posted: Apr 12, 2022 - 6:05pm

In Africa, U.S.-Trained Militaries Are Ousting Civilian Governments in Coups (WSJ)
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Posted: Apr 5, 2022 - 2:55pm

After Russian advances, U.S., Britain and Australia expand partnership to develop hypersonic missiles.
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Posted: Jan 10, 2022 - 5:55am

Norway tells conscripts to return underwear after service
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Posted: Jan 5, 2022 - 12:00pm

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The Russians are so digging this. Their misinformation campaign is killing Americans, fomenting distrust of scientists, and hurting our military. 
Mission accomplished, comrades.

Russian Disinformation Targets Vaccines and the Biden Administration - NYT 05 August 2021
A new campaign appears to be spreading falsehoods about the potential for forced inoculations against Covid-19.——————————————————

People!  This is good news.  The USA applies economic sanctions to Russia and then Russia responds.  It is called 'Blowback'.  This is exactly what sophisticated American voters expected and wanted.   Mission Accomplished.




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Posted: Jan 5, 2022 - 7:48am

In wake of Jan. 6, US military struggles to curb extremism
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Posted: Dec 16, 2021 - 1:16pm

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Which Russians are you referring to? And where and when did all the Americans die? How did you get this information because I would like to know more.
 
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Posted: Dec 16, 2021 - 1:15pm

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The Russians are so digging this. Their misinformation campaign is killing Americans, fomenting distrust of scientists, and hurting our military. 
Mission accomplished, comrades.

Yet again poor gullible Americans are being misled!

The Disinformation Dozen don't look all that Russian.

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Posted: Dec 16, 2021 - 1:09pm

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The Russians are so digging this. Their misinformation campaign is killing Americans, fomenting distrust of scientists, and hurting our military. 
Mission accomplished, comrades.


Which Russians are you referring to? And where and when did all the Americans die? How did you get this information because I would like to know more.
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Posted: Dec 16, 2021 - 12:28pm

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The Russians are so digging this. Their misinformation campaign is killing Americans, fomenting distrust of scientists, and hurting our military. 
Mission accomplished, comrades.
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Posted: Dec 16, 2021 - 10:33am

More than 100 Marines kicked out of the service for refusing Covid vaccine
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Posted: Dec 15, 2021 - 1:43pm

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China and Putin has them shakin' in their pup tents. 
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Posted: Dec 15, 2021 - 1:02pm

Too big to fail
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Posted: Dec 14, 2021 - 4:38pm

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A single top secret American strike cell launched tens of thousands of bombs and missiles against the Islamic State in Syria, but in the process of hammering a vicious enemy, the shadowy force sidestepped safeguards and repeatedly killed civilians, according to multiple current and former military and intelligence officials.

The unit was called Talon Anvil, and it worked in three shifts around the clock between 2014 and 2019, pinpointing targets for the United States’ formidable air power to hit: convoys, car bombs, command centers and squads of enemy fighters.

But people who worked with the strike cell say in the rush to destroy enemies, it circumvented rules imposed to protect noncombatants, and alarmed its partners in the military and the C.I.A. by killing people who had no role in the conflict: farmers trying to harvest, children in the street, families fleeing fighting, and villagers sheltering in buildings. (...)



That's right in American Hero Eddie Gallagher's wheelhouse.  

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Posted: Dec 14, 2021 - 12:26pm

A single top secret American strike cell launched tens of thousands of bombs and missiles against the Islamic State in Syria, but in the process of hammering a vicious enemy, the shadowy force sidestepped safeguards and repeatedly killed civilians, according to multiple current and former military and intelligence officials.

The unit was called Talon Anvil, and it worked in three shifts around the clock between 2014 and 2019, pinpointing targets for the United States’ formidable air power to hit: convoys, car bombs, command centers and squads of enemy fighters.

But people who worked with the strike cell say in the rush to destroy enemies, it circumvented rules imposed to protect noncombatants, and alarmed its partners in the military and the C.I.A. by killing people who had no role in the conflict: farmers trying to harvest, children in the street, families fleeing fighting, and villagers sheltering in buildings. (...)

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Posted: Nov 14, 2021 - 4:09pm

Thousands of military families struggle with food insecurity
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Posted: Sep 22, 2021 - 4:37pm

List of countries by military expenditures
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Posted: Sep 16, 2021 - 5:02pm

The Downside of High Trust in the Military

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Posted: Aug 30, 2021 - 11:48am

History Is Clear. America’s Military Is Way Too Big.
For much of its history, the United States was a big country with a small peacetime military. World War II changed that permanently: American leaders decided that a country with new global obligations needed a very large peacetime military, including a nuclear arsenal and a worldwide network of bases. They hoped overwhelming military capacity would avert another world war, deter adversaries and encourage foreign countries to follow our wishes.

Yet this military dominance has hardly yielded the promised benefits. The collapse of the American-supported government in Afghanistan, after 20 years of effort and billions of dollars, is just the latest setback in a long narrative of failure.

The war in Afghanistan is much more than a failed intervention. It is stark evidence of how counterproductive global military dominance is to American interests. This military hegemony has brought more defeats than victories and undermined democratic values at home and abroad.

History is clear: We would be better off with more modest, restrained military and strategic goals. U.S. public opinion seems to have moved in this direction, too. Our country needs to re-examine the value of military dominance.

The reliance on military force has repeatedly entangled the United States in distant, costly, long conflicts with self-defeating consequences — in Vietnam, Lebanon, Iraq, Afghanistan and other places. American leaders have consistently assumed that military superiority will compensate for diplomatic and political limitations. Time and again, despite battlefield successes, our military has come up short in achieving stated goals. (...)

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