Posts tagged with ‘U.S. military’

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An American Narcissist

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An American Narcissist  Clive Hambidge  It would seem unfair to single out Mitt Romney as a modern day narcissist when the insufferably long American election campaign crowds to a rowdy and inglorious finale with both men and their teams equally aware that the only change that Americans have experienced has meant being short-changed, whilst being […]

Noam Chomsky: The Decline of American Empire (Part 2)

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Noam Chomsky: The Decline of American Empire (Part 2) The principles of imperial domination have undergone little change, but the capacity to implement them has markedly declined. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here. The following article is part 2 of Noam Chomsky’s series on […]

Transformational Politics

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Transformational Politics Awakening an American Society and the Global Community Be Part of the Evolution Clive Hambidge “Julian Assange” said Noam Chomsky “should be congratulated for  carrying out the responsibilities of a citizen in democratic societies, where the population should be aware of what their selected representatives are doing and planning.” Assange is perhaps to pay […]

U.S. military developed self-guided bullet can travel over a mile and change direction before it snags its target

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U.S. military developed self-guided bullet can travel over a mile and change direction before it snags its target Amir Iliaifar With the ongoing advancements in modern technology it should come as no surprise that military agencies, in this case the United States military, are seeking to apply new technologies to the battlefield. Since a warzone […]

LA Police Department Conducts Joint Exercises with the Military

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LA Police Department Conducts Joint Exercises with the Military Dan Bacher The LA Police Department, known for its brutality and corruption over the years, and the U.S. military conducted joint “tactical exercises” in downtown LA this week. One Black Hawk, a helicopter that has served in combat in Grenada, Panama, Iraq, Somalia, the Balkans, Afghanistan and […]

A Fitting Symbol of the American Empire

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A Fitting Symbol of the American Empire Sheldon Richman The image of four U.S. marines urinating on the corpses of Afghan fighters is a fitting symbol of American intervention in Central Asia and the Middle East. That picture will live forever in the memories of people in the region, along with the pictures from Iraq’s […]

U.S. army chief heads to Israel as fears over attack on Iran mount

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U.S. army chief heads to Israel as fears over attack on Iran mount Visit comes as U.S. attempts to determine Israel’s intentions with regard to a possible attack on Iranian nuclear facilities. Barak David Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, is scheduled to arrive in Israel on Thursday for talks […]

Monopoly Media Manipulation

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Monopoly Media Manipulation Michael Parenti In a capitalist “democracy” like the United States, the corporate news media faithfully reflect the dominant class ideology both in their reportage and commentary. At the same time, these media leave the impression that they are free and independent, capable of balanced coverage and objective commentary. How they achieve these […]

U.S. and Israel Preparing for ‘Biggest Defense Drill Ever’

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U.S. and Israel Preparing for ‘Biggest Defense Drill Ever’ Elad Benari IDF and U.S. forces will team up soon for a major missile defense exercise, “the biggest one ever” according to military sources. The Israeli military is gearing up together with U.S. forces for a major missile defense exercise, the IDF announced Thursday. The Associated […]

The Drone That Fell From the Sky

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The Drone That Fell From the Sky What a Busted Robot Airplane Tells Us About the American Empire in 2012 and Beyond Nick Nurse The drone had been in the air for close to five hours before its mission crew realized that something was wrong.  The oil temperature in the plane’s turbocharger, they noticed, had […]