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America’s Permanent-War Complex
By Gareth Porter
What President Dwight D. Eisenhower dubbed the “military-industrial complex” has been constantly evolving over the decades, adjusting to shifts in the economic and political system as well as international events. Read more…
More American Troops to Afghanistan, To Keep the Chinese Out? Lithium and the Battle for Afghanistan’s Mineral Riches
By Prof Michel Chossudovsky
Unknown to the broader public, Afghanistan has significant oil, natural gas and strategic raw material resources, not to mention opium, a multibillion dollar industry which feeds America’s illegal heroin market. Read more…
Video: Italy: A Whole US/NATO Strategic Military Base, “Global NATO”
By Manlio Dinucci
Manlio Dinucci in this carefully documented Pandora TV production focuses on US-NATO military deployment in Italy and around the World in what might described as “Global NATO”. Read more…
Release of Top Secret CIA Document Reveals Deeper Medical Complicity in Torture Program
By Physicians for Human Rights
With the release of a previously top secret document – made public thanks to a legal victory by the ACLU – disclosing the role of the Office of Medical Services (OMS) in the CIA’s torture program, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) reminds health professionals that torture, in all its forms, is one of the most serious human rights violations and is absolutely prohibited under U.S. and international law, and that any collusion in its implementation – from planning through monitoring – is a gross violation of professional ethics. Read more…
United States Budgetary Costs of the Post-9/11 Wars: $5.9 Trillion Spent and Obligated
By Prof. Neta C. Crawford
The United States has appropriated and is obligated to spend an estimated $5.9 trillion (in current dollars) on the war on terror through Fiscal Year 2019, including direct war and war-related spending and obligations for future spending on post-9/11 war veterans (see Table 1). Read more…
Here’s What You’ll Pay for Neocon Wars: $5,900,000,000,000
By Kurt Nimmo
More evidence the “war on terror,” now shifted over to a New Cold War against Russia and China, is nothing if not a money-maker for the merchants of death and the usury banksters. Read more…
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