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Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security

  By Ron Paul On Friday the House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018. President Trump’s request already included a huge fifty or so billion dollar spending increase, but the Republican-led House found even that to be far too small. They added another […]

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Will Obama’s ‘Good War’ in Afghanistan Continue?

By Ron Paul Last week, as the mainstream media continued to obsess over the CIA’s evidence-free claim that the Russians hacked the presidential election, President Obama quietly sent 300 US Marines back into Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. This is the first time in three years that the US military has been sent into that conflict zone, […]

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Fifteen Years Into the Afghan War, Do Americans Know the Truth? 

By Ron Paul Last week marked the fifteenth anniversary of the US invasion of Afghanistan, the longest war in US history. There weren’t any victory parades or photo-ops with Afghanistan’s post-liberation leaders. That is because the war is ongoing. In fact, 15 years after launching a war against Afghanistan’s Taliban government in retaliation for an […]

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Seymour Hersh on The Scott Horton Show

Seymour Hersh, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and author, discusses theUS military’s covert opposition to the Obama administration’s “Assad must go” policy in Syria, including intelligence-sharing with the Syrian army to prevent Jabhat al-Nusra and Islamic State from taking over. http://dissentradio.com/radio/15_12_22_hersh.mp3 Source: 12/22/15 Seymour Hersh | The Scott Horton Show

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