Jeremy Scahill: Obama the Hawk

Jeremy Scahill: Obama the Hawk

The Obama administration’s alternatives to large-scale military operations are, in some ways, far more drastic and dangerous for US interests around the globe.

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Despite President Obama’s opposition to messy, large-scale military operations, the president is actually a “very careful hawk” when it comes to military action, The Nation‘s Jeremy Scahill argues. From the expansion of drone operations to the normalization of assassination as a part of US foreign policy, Obama is pushing forward into new and dangerous foreign policy territory.

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