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Pentagon still claiming Russian troops massing near Ukrainian border

Philip Ewing reports for Politico:

‘[...] There are about 10,000 to 12,000 regular Russian combat troops inside their border with Ukraine, Kirby told reporters at a Pentagon briefing, an increase from a few weeks ago but a smaller force than the roughly 40,000 that were there earlier in the standoff. 148 more words


Transgender Activists Speak Out Against Campaign to End Trans Military Ban

I almost did not read this great report by Toshio Meronek.  I half-thought there was nothing new to hear from the opponents of trans-inclusion in the military.   24 more words

Disney Parks Salutes U.S. Military with Special Tickets & Room Rates

Today, Disney announced new special pricing on theme park tickets and accommodations for active duty U.S. military personnel at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort… 729 more words

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Chris Hedges: How America's Sporting Events Have Turned Into Mass Religious Events to Bless Wars and Militarism

Chris Hedges writes for Truthdig:

‘[...] The religious reverie—repeated in sports arenas throughout the United States—is used to justify our bloated war budget and endless wars. 235 more words


US Weaponizes Nearly Every Major World Conflict

Abby Martin reports on the militant group ISIS seizing 52 US-made heavy artillery cannons, going over several other examples of US weapons playing a role in almost every major global conflict.’ (Breaking the Set)