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Flounders: There is an elephant in the climate debate that by U.S. demand cannot be discussed or even seen. This agreement to ignore the elephant is now the accepted basis of all international negotiations on climate change.
These massive concentrations of American military power outside the United States are not needed for our defense. They are, if anything, a prime contributor to our numerous conflicts with other countries. They are also unimaginably expensive. By Chalmers Johnson August 22, 2013 Best of TomDispatch: Chalmers Johnson, Dismantling the Empire Click here to read Tom Engelhardt’s […]
And Then There Was One> Imperial Gigantism and the Decline of Planet Earth By Tom Engelhardt May 7, 2013 TomDispatch.com It stretched from the Caspian to the Baltic Sea, from the middle of Europe to the Kurile Islands in the Pacific, from Siberia to Central Asia. Its nuclear arsenal held 45,000 warheads, and its military had five million troops under […]
America’s Secret Empire of Drone Bases Its Full Extent Revealed for the First Time Posted by Nick Turse at 5:47pm, October 16, 2011. TomDispatch They increasingly dot the planet. There’s a facility outside Las Vegas where “pilots” work in climate-controlled trailers, another at a dusty camp in Africa formerly used by the French Foreign Legion, a third at a big […]