Want to Support the Troops? Stop Sending Them to Die in Meaningless Wars

America’s longest war continues. Photo credit: DonkeyHotey / WhoWhatWhy (CC BY-SA 2.0) See complete attribution below. Source: WhoWhatWhy October 8, 2017 Klaus Marre and DonkeyHotey I get really emotional when I watch videos of members of the armed forces coming home after a long deployment to surprise their loved ones. …


Obama Steps Up U.S. Training of Communist Chinese Military

by Alex Newman The New American Even as the Communist Chinese dictatorship ruthlessly oppresses the people of China while stepping up its aggressive rhetoric, espionage, and military activities aimed beyond its borders, the Obama administration has been training Beijing’s troops in U.S. military tactics, techniques, and procedures. Critics have long opposed …


Beware The Consequences of Pre-Emptive War

By Ron Paul Last year more US troops died by suicide than died in combat in Afghanistan. More than 20 percent of military personnel deployed to combat will develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Some 32 percent of US soldiers reported depression after deployments. More than 20 percent of active-duty military …