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  • What Is the US Military Trying to Hide About Its Missions in Africa?

    William D. Hartung quoted

    The Nation, 06-23-16

    “Congress and the public need to know about US military operations overseas, regardless of what euphemism is used to describe them,” says William Hartung, a senior adviser to the Security Assistance Monitor which tracks American military aid around the globe. “Calling something a ‘security cooperation activity’ doesn’t change the fact that US troops are working directly with foreign military forces.”...Read More »

  • Treatment of immigrants in Mexico much worse than any other country

    Laura Carlsen quoted

    USA Today, 06-15-16

    Laura Carlsen, director of the Americas Program at the Center for International Policy, said the plight of Central Americans fleeing violence back home "has revealed a deep vein of hypocrisy among Mexican politicians, who rightfully criticize the U.S. for its treatment of Mexican migrants as criminals and then do the same to migrants in this country."...Read More »

  • US Making a Deadly Mistake in Afghanistan, Says Former Diplomat

    Matthew Hoh interviewed

    TeleSUR, 06-11-16

    “The renewed airstrikes against the Taliban in Afghanistan will have the same effect as the thousands and thousands of previous airstrikes we have conducted against the Afghan insurgency,” said Matthew Hoh, a former U.S. diplomat in Afghanistan who resigned from his post in 2009 to protest the war...Read More »

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