You want to see “blowback” in action? That's easy enough...

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Imagine for a moment a scheme in which American taxpayers were taken to the cleaners to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars and there was barely a hint of criticism or outrage...

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If you’re having trouble sleeping thanks to, well, you know who... you’re not alone...

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I was teaching the day the airplanes hit the World Trade Center...

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Think of it as the chicken-or-the-egg question for the ages: Do very real threats to the United States inadvertently benefit the military-industrial complex or does the national security state, by its very nature, conjure up inflated threats to feed that defense machine? 

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The one thing you could say about empires is that, at or near their height, they have always represented a principle of order as well as domination...

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I’m in my mid-thirties, which means that, after the 9/11 attacks, when this country went to war in Afghanistan and Iraq in what President George W. Bush called the “Global War on Terror,” I was still in college...

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If you’re in the mood, would you consider taking a walk with me and, while we’re at it, thinking a little about America’s wars?

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