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William D. Hartung: Military Strategy? Who Needs It?

The Madness of Funding the Pentagon to “Cover the Globe”

President Obama and Senator John McCain, who have clashed on almost every conceivable issue, do agree on one thing: the Pentagon needs more money. 2,196 more words

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Forums Websites Are Worthless

Political Forums are the worst.

Forums are for ranting and whining.

No forum serves a productive purpose.

Do not waste your time visiting forum websites. 19 more words

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Russia Threatens Denmark

Russia threatened to aim nuclear missles at Danish ships if Denmark joins NATO missile defense system.

Evil from Russia keeps on coming.

Wake up world and see the facts: 113 more words

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Russia Urges Germany,France to Safeguard Peace in Ukraine

Want peace in the Ukraine?

Necessary actions:

—  Russia withdraws all personnel, both military and civilian from Ukraine and Crimea.

—  Russia withdraws all support for all anti-Ukraine factions. 40 more words

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Russia Targets NATO With Military Exercises

FROM A FREE STRATFOR NEWSLETTER:

Russian military exercises, the latest in a series across the country, have taken on a threatening posture. While the most recent installment is not the largest exercise Russia has conducted, the areas involved and the forces included seem to have been deliberately chosen to send a warning to NATO; the exercise itself seems to simulate a full-scale confrontation with NATO through the forward deployment of nuclear armed submarines, theater ballistic missiles and strategic bomber aircraft. 116 more words

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Kshama Sawant: The Most Dangerous Woman in America

SEATTLE—Kshama Sawant, the socialist on the City Council, is up for re-election this year. Since joining the council in January of 2014 she has helped push through a gradual raising of the minimum wage to $15 an hour in Seattle. 858 more words

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Marc Jampole: Barack Obama's Terrifying Otherness

GOP letter to Iran is not about treaty but about undermining the legitimacy of President Obama.

Republicans, and Democrats for that matter, have every right to make public their opposition to negotiating an agreement that will slow down or stop Iran’s development of nuclear weapons in return for lifting severe economic sanctions on Iran. 470 more words

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