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Tomgram: William Astore, A Wasteful Weapon for America's Forever Wars

Sun, 2019-09-15 14:21

How are you with numbers? I can deal with $1.5 million. I think I can even imagine $1.5 billion, a sum a thousand times greater. But how about a million times greater: $1.5 trillion?... 

Tomgram: Michael Klare, A Formula for Catastrophe in the Arctic

Wed, 2019-09-11 02:16

Donald Trump got the headlines as usual -- but don’t be fooled. It wasn't Trumpism in action this August, but what we should all now start referring to as the Pompeo Doctrine...

Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, Ending War, American-Style

Tue, 2019-09-10 16:36

When the conflict that the Vietnamese refer to as the American War ended in April 1975, I was a U.S. Army captain attending a course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. 

Tomgram: Nick Turse, How to Read a Broken Body

Sun, 2019-09-08 21:27

Do you remember July 8, 2011? Where you were? What you did? Whom you talked to? Anything at all?

Tomgram: Engelhardt, Welcome to His World

Thu, 2019-09-05 18:48

He crossed the border without permission or, as far as I could tell, documentation of any sort. I’m speaking about Donald Trump’s uninvited, unasked-for invasion of my personal space...