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Reining in the Ubiquitous Use of Military Force, by Arshad M. Khan

Representative Barbara Lee (D-California) was the only representative who voted in 2001 against the Authorization for the Use of Military Force, which was intended to authorize the war in Afghanistan, but has been stretched to cover every US intervention since then. 376 more words

Government

3 Major Problems in Criminal Complaint Against Sayfullo Saipov and Lionel Nation's Orwellian Idea

The invisible black bag, the note that doesn’t say what we are told it says and the mightily convenient 2nd cell phone with all that crucial “ISIS” evidence. 91 more words

American Gladio

Notes on the New York Terror Attack...

So, a few quick notes on the apparent terror attack/incident in New York.

As usual, this entirely could’ve been a straight-up ISIS-inspired, low-tech, ‘lone wolf’ attack. 912 more words

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Senate: Bipartisan push to extend blank-check AUMF (Authorization for Use of Military Force) [Tom Hall/WSWS]

It is time to refresh the congressional rubber stamp on military activities, in place since shortly after 9/11. Secretaries of State and Defense, Tillerson and Mattis, provided testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. 10 more words

Day After Mattis and Tillerson Ask Congress for More Endless War EVERYWHERE... "ISIS" Strikes New York

Tillerson and Mattis want a blank check to wage war anywhere and everywhere they want FOREVER. So they ask congress and it doesn’t look like they are going to get it. 164 more words

American Gladio

Mattis: Soldiers killed in Niger not part of anti-terror authorization

30 October 2017 | REBECCA KHEEL | The Hill

“The U.S. soldiers killed in Niger earlier this month were not operating under the war authorization passed in the wake of Sept. 506 more words

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It's 2017: Time to Re-examine the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force

Congressional passed a use of force authorization on September 14, 2001, three days after nineteen Saudi Arabian terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center, Pentagon and a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. 210 more words

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