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NATO demands cause consternation in Iceland

My latest article has just been published, this time on disarmament issues and the military, and whether growing NATO demands indicate that the U.S. military might be considering a return to Iceland. 225 more words


Part II: The War to Make All Wars

Peter Van Buren

Peter is a 24 year veteran as a State Department diplomat and ended his service as leading an FOB ( forward operating base) during the Iraq war. 373 more words


Military Quietly Prepares for a Last Resort: War With North Korea

The New York Times

January 14, 2018

WASHINGTON — Across the military, officers and troops are quietly preparing for a war they hope will not come. 834 more words

Who is Chelsea Manning?

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U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison for her role in leaking government documents to WikiLeaks. 44 more words

President Trump Signs Executive Order to Improve Mental Health care for U.S. Veterans...

On Tuesday, President Trump signed an executive order instructing the secretaries of defense, homeland security, and veterans affairs to improve access to mental health care for veterans during the first year after their exit from the armed forces.

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Part I: The Price We Paid in Iraq

Peter Van Buren

The last quarter century of Iraq Wars (from Desert Storm 1991 to the present) thrust the region into chaos while progressively erasing American dominance. 381 more words

US Politics

The U.S. Military Needs a Teacher Corps to Train Its Partners

By Elisabeth Braw

Defense One

As we speak, U.S. troops are training Afghan armed forces. U.S.forces were also training them last year, and the year before that. 313 more words