Nation Topics - US Military Presence Abroad
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Nearly ten years have passed since Washington set out to redeem the Greater Middle East. In the pursuit of its saving mission, the American messiah has pretty much worn itself out.
Politicians are finally catching up with the American people by questioning our continued involvement in Afghanistan.
Congress doesn't want a vote on Libya. That will make it all the easier to blame the Democrats if the mission goes sour.
Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle have started questioning the constitutionality of Obama's announcement that the US will pursue military operations in Libya.
How long will the US and its allies ignore the elephant in the room posed by an alliance for human rights and anti-terrorism with regimes in the Middle East that stand for neither?
The former British diplomat recounts his own whistleblowing and the benefits and dangers of the WikiLeaks dipomatic cables dump.
How many military bases does the US really have around the globe?
The US military's reinvented counterinsurgency turns out to be the same old brutal game.
WIth the latest diplomatic cables dump from WikiLeaks sending waves throughout the political and media worlds, the organization's activities are raising questions such as, is releasing all this information gratuitous, even irresponsible? Or is it a valuable public service?
At each stop of his visit to Asia, Obama has bumped up against the limits of American economic and diplomatic clout in the new Asian world order.
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