Category Archives: America

America is turning Asia into a powder keg

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The perils of a military-first approach By Van Jackson Asia is trending in a dangerous direction. Across the continent, advanced missile technology is proliferating among U.S. friends and rivals alike. Nuclear powers are undertaking expansive nuclear modernization efforts. Democratization is

Yes, China could park Nukes in orbit America would have itself to blame

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By David Axe China in theory could develop an orbital nuclear weapon that could dodge America’s mainly north-facing strategic radars. The United States in theory could head off this possible development by agreeing to give up certain missile defenses. It’s

Baleful intentions of United States

Baleful intentions

Future of Pakistan – US relations By Asif Haroon Raja “The 9/11 attacks gave the US an ideal pretext to use force to secure its global domination … the so-called ‘war on terrorism’ is being used largely as bogus cover

When America’s all-volunteer force loses a war

When America's all-volunteer force loses a war

By David Barno & Nora Bensahel The sudden fall of Afghanistan marks the very first time that the U.S. military has clearly lost a war fought solely by volunteers. This defeat will have many strategic consequences, but it also may

Biden’s basic question in a 2009

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White house meeting exposed the folly of the Afghanistan war “If the government’s a criminal syndicate a year from now, how will troops make a difference?” By Ryan Grim On the afternoon of October 9, 2009, President Barack Obama met

Joe Manchin voted to advance the $3.5 trillion budget bill

Joe Manchin voted to advance

Now he says Democrats should press pause By Jacob Pramuk Sen. Joe Manchin just made it clear Democrats have work to do to win his vote for their sprawling economic plan and prevent President Joe Biden’s agenda from collapsing. The

Shocking report exposes how US defense contractors have wasted trillions through fraud and corruption

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By Kit Klarenberg The newly released ‘Profits of War’ report from Brown University has revealed in staggering detail the full extent of the corruption unleashed by Washington’s profligate defense spending during the 20-year War on Terror. It notes that since

America defeated yet again

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By Humayun Gauhar The Taliban victory in Afghanistan was an event foretold. Everyone with a modicum of brains was saying that this was inevitable; only they didn’t know when and how. As it came to pass, it came earlier than

The US Attack on Afghanistan was not OBL

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By Khan Zia It is generally believed for various reasons that the U.S only attacked Afghanistan after Taliban refused to hand over Osama bin Laden to them. This is incorrect. The events that led up to the decision tell a

The US drought & its connection to National Security

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By Erin Sikorsky The implications of climate change for Pakistan’s security are indeed frighteningly portentous taking into account the simultaneous galloping growth in population. Does anyone care? One would not think so looking at the pre-occupation with Nawaz Sharif, fixing