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U.S. military vs. climate change

President Obama delivered the keynote address at the Coast Guard Academy’s commencement this past Wednesday, and informed the new young officers that climate change is one of the biggest threats we face. 431 more words

Global Warming

Hope Is Not a Strategy

There is a definition of insanity often attributed to Einstein. It is that insanity is doing something over and over again and expecting a different result. 346 more words

Policy

Reflection- John Pilger

The session about John Pilger and The War You Don’t See was very enlightening.

John Pilger started out as a war correspondent covering the Vietnam war then later he became an investigative journalist and in his programme named above he set about bringing the truth to people about, particularly, the invasion of Iraq in 2003 and the ‘War on Terrorism’ in Afghanistan. 161 more words

CATS (John)

Dempsey: Iraqi Forces Not Driven From Ramadi, They Drove Out of Ramadi

By Jim Garamone
DoD News, Defense Media Activity

BRUSSELS, May 20, 2015 – Iraqi security forces weren’t “driven from” Ramadi, they “drove out of Ramadi,” the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said here today. 465 more words

News

Krugman: Iraq War Was Fraud, Not Mistake

Paul Krugman, a Nobel Laureate and New York Times Columnist, corrects the current BS circulating about the Iraq War, namely, that if only we had known in 2003 what we know now, we would have known invading Iraq was a bad idea. 397 more words

Cost Of War

Al-Qaeda still a more serious threat than ISIS, says ex-CIA official

Al-Qaeda and its affiliates continue to pose the most serious unconventional threat to American security, despite the meteoric rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, according to a former senior official in the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). 350 more words

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Confronting ISIS -- More or Less

Yesterday I watched a disturbing news report on TV. It discussed a news conference by Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and included relevant video clips. The reporter started off indignant about what he was hearing but then dissolved into helpless laughter. 274 more words

ISIS