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Judge Contradicts Obama’s Declaration of the End to the War on Terror

United States District Court Judge Royce L. Lamberth, in his decision dated July 30, 2015, in the case of Mukhtar Yahia Naji Al Warafi vs. Barack H. 586 more words

Gitmo

It's The Power, Stupid

I keep thinking about Thomas Piketty and the relentlessly increasing degree of wealth and income inequality he describes.  Every month when a new report comes out and news anchors talk about the state of our economy, the story is, “Our economy is doing better, but wage rates are lagging.”  The working class is going back to work, but they’re not being paid as much for their work.  1,369 more words

Corporations As People

... His Lordship ' s Request for an AUMF ?? [#bombing][#gop]...

.. you wonder why ?? …

.. in the GOP ‘ s case , they simply do not trust him .

.. they want him to ” step up to the plate ” and make the case for the AUMF . 76 more words

Personal Opinion

Rational Security, Episode #28: The "Historic" Edition

The Iran deal is finally here. This week on the podcast, Shane, Tamara, and special guest Wells Bennett look at what’s in the deal, what it does, and what it doesn’t do. 65 more words

Rational Security

This might make some of my military friends uncomfortable

I had an exchange recently with a former colleague (who is still in the military). He had expressed his thought that trying to get out of the military before my contract is up was welching on my word, and therefore I had lost all credibility to maintain a position on our wars & foreign policy. 1,048 more words

Non-Aggression

Unlawful Warfare? The AUMF and the IS

Views, opinions, and assumptions expressed in this post are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any agency of the U.S. 1,840 more words

ISIS

Josh Earnest wouldn't put 'any sort of timeline' on White House's new ISIS strategy

We now know that the White House has gone from having no strategy to defeat ISIS (Sept. 2014) to not having a complete strategy to defeat ISIS (June 2015) to boasting a “comprehensive strategy to degrade and destroy” ISIS, the part of which announced today is to  525 more words

US Politics