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Nuclear Weapons and Europe

U.S. deployment of nuclear strike aircraft to the UK signals to continental Europe that planning for nuclear war against Russia is accelerating. On October 5 the U.S. State Department announced that the U.S. military’s arsenal of nuclear weapons numbered 3,750 as of September 30, 2020. It was stated with satisfaction that “This …

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Time for Washington To Stop Sanctioning the World: US Arrogance Leaves Trail of Innocent Victims Behind

The “Lift Sanctions, Save Lives” network is lobbying Congress to do what it should have done years ago: assess the impact of economic sanctions now routinely applied to ally as well as adversary. Such a review is long overdue. Economic sanctions have become a new global battlefield. In July Beijing targeted several …

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No Accountability and No Apologies

Just in case you didn’t realize it, the lost war in Afghanistan was their fault, not ours. If we had any fault at all, as Secretary of Defense and former Iraq War commander Lloyd Austin pointed out at a Senate hearing last week, it was not fully grasping how bad our Afghan …

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THE U.S. IS ORGANIZING A $5 MILLION GUN SALE TO MEXICAN FORCES ACCUSED OF MURDER AND KIDNAPPING

THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION is pressing forward with the sale of millions of dollars in weapons to specialized elements of the Mexican military despite growing concern from lawmakers over the recipients’ abhorrent human rights records. If completed, Sig Sauer, a New Hampshire-based company, would sell more than $5 million worth of assault …

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