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US Defense Spending for next Fiscal Year

Lawmakers expressed growing skepticism about the war in Afghanistan on Tuesday as a House panel approved $649 billion in defense spending for the 2012 fiscal year, including $118 billion for wars abroad. The panel agreed to a proposal by Representative … Continue reading

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National Security Complex

Great article from TomDispatch on ‘post-legal America’. For the U.S., whether an act of war (from CIA drone strikes, to intervention in Libya, to Osama’s recent assassination) is ‘legal’ or not is now sadly irrelevant and beside the point. Appeals … Continue reading

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