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Endless war is a disastrous (but profitable) enterprise

This story first appeared in Responsible Statecraft, January 20, 2020. By Lawrence Wilkerson, Col., USA, Ret. “The collapse of the Libyan state has had region-wide repercussions, with flows of people and weapons destabilizing other countries throughout North Africa.” This statement … Continue reading

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Memorial Day contradictions

How does a veteran for peace approach Memorial Day?   We are conflicted. Except for the few solemn, quiet ceremonies that simply help us remember the fallen and allow personal reflection on war and its horrors, Memorial Day bursts at … Continue reading

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