Mike Madden | Senior Advisor Sharon Burke at New America Says Ending the Worst Excesses of the War on Terror, Including Torture, Would Be “Concessions to ISIS”

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Ms. Burke appeared on MPR News on February 1, 2017, to address the national security question posed by host Kerri Miller: “Do Trump’s immigration policies make us safer?”

Vets Power to the PeacefulBy Mike Madden, Vice President Veterans For Peace, Twin Cities Chapter 27  February 12, 2017

New America is a think tank founded in 1999 that touts itself as “committed to renewing American politics, prosperity, and purpose in the digital age.” Sharon Burke is a senior advisor at New America who “focuses on international security and the security implications of energy, climate change, and other natural resources challenges.” While one might be gratified that she accepts climate change as real, it is distressing that her concern lies more in exploiting the economic and military opportunities of a melting Arctic ice cap than in halting the phenomenon.

Ms. Burke appeared on MPR News on February 1, 2017, to address the national security question posed by…

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