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  • How Donald Trump will get real

    William D. Hartung quoted

    The Star, 06-28-16

    “It’s hard to relate a lot of Trump’s statements to reality,” says William Hartung, director of the Washington-based Center for International Policy. “But it’s the sort of risk you don’t want to take.”...Read More »

  • 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 »