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MH17 - will Putin blink?

There are two explanations for the missile being fired that shot down Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 on Thursday. One is that separatist rebels in the East of Ukraine wanted to draw the rest of the world into their battle by using an outrageous piece of terrorism which left no option but an aggressive response. 728 more words


Why US hard power failed in Iraq and elsewhere | Bill Moyers

Outstanding. Military historian Andrew Bacevich sums up the stupidity of US foreign policy and how repeated failures could be rectified. He exposes the “duplicity of ideologues” on calls for intervention in Iraq and discusses the moral responsibility to the people of Iraq. 192 more words

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