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U.S. Mayors Call for Pentagon monies to be redirected to U.S. cities

The Common Dreams, June 26, 2017

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Conference of Mayors on Monday unanimously passed three resolutions opposing the military-heavy Trump budget proposal, a proposal that calls for an additional $54 billion to the Pentagon by slashing anti-poverty and environmental programs.

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Locked into Al-Tanf: U.S. Military Concedes It Lost the Race to Occupy South-East Syria

The U.S. military has, for now, given up on occupying south-east Syria. Recent remarks at the Department of Defense press conference concede the defeat of its original plans. 1,280 more words


Texas Republican To Press For $705 Billion Defense Budget

WASHINGTON (AP) – A powerful House Republican is set to press his case for $705 billion in military spending next year.

The Armed Services Committee chairman, congressman Mac Thornberry of Texas, is pushing for a defense budget that’s larger than at any point during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. 101 more words


Burning the City


In the fifth month, on the tenth day of the month—that was the nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon—Nebuzaradan the captain of the bodyguard, who served the king of Babylon, entered Jerusalem. 723 more words

U.S. Wastes Money On Afghan Uniforms

By Andrew Witzel

The American war machine is certainly something to be reckoned with. We have made the process highly effective and seriously deadly to anyone within its crosshairs. 455 more words


US test to shoot down ballistic missile fails

By Lucas TomlinsonPublished June 22, 2017

Fox News


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Amid the threat of North Korea possibly launching a missile, the latest U.S. 293 more words

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