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Alfred W. McCoy: The Real American Exceptionalism

From the article: According to documents whistleblower Edward Snowden leaked to the Washington Post, the U.S. spent $500 billion on its intelligence agencies in the dozen years after the 9/11 attacks, including annual appropriations in 2012 of $11 billion for the National Security Agency (NSA) and $15 billion for the CIA. If we add the $790 billion expended on the Department of Homeland Security to that $500 billion for overseas intelligence, then Washington had spent nearly $1.3 trillion to build a secret state-within-the-state of absolutely unprecedented size and power.

Margaret Sarfehjooy> Surrounding Iran, On the Road Through Syria

 Surrounding Iran, On the Road Through Syria  By Margaret Sarfehjooy   WAMM Newsletter    March/April 2012   Iran is now surrounded by U.S. bases. The war on Iraq was looked on as a Bush effort. Those in power today are continuing Bush’s war plans stronger than ever. Where is the outcry?  Iran is threatened, and the More

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