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War with North Korea -- It May be Inevitable

War with North Korea is beginning to seem inevitable unless the U.S. is willing to put more pressure on China and Russia and there are no indications of that happening. 1,510 more words

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U.S. Senator Mike Rounds on Senate Passage of Annual Defense Bill

Rounds Statement on Senate Passage of Annual Defense Bill

September 18, 2017

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), today issued the following statement following the Senate passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018. 151 more words

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Thune Applauds Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act

Thune Applauds Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act

“These reforms in the NDAA will strengthen our military’s readiness — ensuring our men and women are prepared with the tools they need to keep America safe.” 144 more words

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Library of Congress and U.S. Military Service Academies Sign Cooperative Agreement

September 18, 2017

Washington,DC – The Library of Congress and the five U.S. Service Academies today entered an inter-agency cooperative agreement to support growth of service member representation in the national collections at the Library, including within the Veterans History Project. 860 more words

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America’s Slow-Motion Military Coup

Stephen Kinzer writes for The Boston Globe:

[…] Military officers, like all of us, are products of their background and environment. The three members of Trump’s junta have 119 years of uniformed service between them. 236 more words

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Trump May Not Finish His Term But the Assassination Complex Will Live On

Jeremy Scahill writes for The Intercept:

Donald Trump’s speech on Afghanistan will briefly turn the media spotlight onto America’s longest war. Much of the media analysis will undoubtedly be about how the speech impacts Trump politically. 353 more words

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Qatar's foreign minister to keynote US-Islamic World forum -- Emir of Qatar publicly visiting US forces at big Al Udeid base

Al Jazeera

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani will deliver a keynote address at the US-Islamic World Forum in New York on Sunday.

The annual forum, now in its 13th year, is organised by the Brookings Institution in conjunction with the state of Qatar. 59 more words