U.S. in Conflict

The U.S. is involved in an unprecedented number of conflicts around the globe.

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A Reason for the US Military Expansion into Africa – Fabius Maximus

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After a period of disengagement, a decade ago the USA began expanding militarily into Africa. What is this expansion's strategic purpose? Is it simply about access to African resources and markets? Is it a symptom of mission creep in the …

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Does History Repeat Itself? – Part 2 – A Drone Base in Saudi Arabia

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Recently the Washington Post revealed, in an article about the confirmation hearings of CIA-director-designate John Brennan, that the US has had a drone aircraft base in Saudi Arabia for approximately two years *. This revelation seems to have passed without …

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Does History Repeat Itself?

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Does American military history repeat itself? Is there a similarity between the American war in Vietnam and the American-led NATO occupation of Afghanistan? Both operations are an American or majority-American force occupying a relatively undeveloped nation, and fighting against a …

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‘No one really cares’: US deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000 in ‘forgotten’ war

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After 11 years, 2000 American deaths, and over 50,000 Afghans dead, the longest war in U.S. history still rages on. This article begs the question… Does anyone really care? KABUL, Afghanistan – It was once President Barack Obama's "war of necessity." …

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