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Who’s Paying the Pro-War Pundits?

Talking heads like former General Jack Keane are all over the news media fanning fears of IS. Shouldn’t the public know about their links to Pentagon contractors?

by Lee Fang

Former top UN diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi lays out how decades of naïveté about Arab societies, poor planning and post-conflict miscalculations have fostered a deep mistrust and lack of confidence in the United States.
Posted Sep 24 2014 - 12:48pm
Recent militant action in Canada is leading a global movement to protect frontier resources.
Posted Sep 10 2014 - 2:00pm
There’s a frightening enthusiasm for war among pundits—and now the public seems ready to go along too.
Posted Sep 10 2014 - 2:04pm


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