Category Archives: American Military Culture

US Empire Reaches Breaking Point – Time to End It

July 20th, 2014 By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, http://www.popularresistance.org   The people of the United States must work to end the interventionist violence of the U.S. Empire. This is Part I of a two part series on American Empire. … Continue reading

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Military Advisers to Iraq: What Could Go Wrong?

by Joe Scarry One word: Vietnam. “U.S. Adviser Planning Operations with South Vietnamese Troops”  From The U.S. Army in Vietnam: Background, Buildup, and Operations, 1950-1967 Isn’t “adviser” just another word for “pre-escalation”? For the full 1963 Bobbie Lou Pendergrass letter to … Continue reading

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FIRE AND BLAST: A Curriculum that Confronts Nuclear Danger?

by Joe Scarry We had a long car ride last week, and that gave us the opportunity for a long conversation. One of the things we talked about was the problem of nuclear weapons. One of my sons said, “The … Continue reading

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“The Hunger Games is about war…”

by Ellen Finnigan In his Day of Peace message on January 1, 1979, Pope Saint John Paul II said: “To everyone, Christians, believers, and men and women of good will, I say: Do not be afraid to take a chance … Continue reading

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Why focus on drone attacks?

by Joe Scarry Drones: serving man. (Or . . . ?) The months of April and May saw a large number of protests against the U.S. program of targeted killing with drones, and progress in challenging that program in Congress.An interesting question … Continue reading

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