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Biden’s Nuclear Weapons Commitments: Dangerous Continuities

In the dangerous Trump era, the Pentagon pronounced that “There is no higher priority for national defense” than to “replace [the country’s] strategic nuclear triad and sustain the warheads it carries.” The estimated cost for upgrading the entire U.S. nuclear arsenal and replacing all its nuclear warhead delivery systems—intercontinental ballistic missiles, …

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US Drones Still Fly Over the Afghan Horizon

Despite its withdrawal from Afghanistan, the U.S. military maintains an “over-the-horizon capability,” which allows it to continue launching airstrikes. Facing unrelenting criticism over the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Biden Administration is insisting that the United States will maintain a capability to launch airstrikes in Afghanistan, regardless of the legal limitations and possibility …

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Top US Generals Blatantly Lied About Afghanistan and Iraq Wars to Advance Their Careers

According to the Pentagon’s annual reports on military justice, there have been more than 1.3 million cases of discipline in the U.S. military since 2001, mostly relating to the so-called “War on Terror.” But as The Intercept highlighted, the generals who misled Congress and the American public about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have not …

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