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Shadow Armies: The Unseen, But Real US War in Africa

Shadow Armies: The Unseen, But Real US War in Africa

By Commentaries/Opinions

By Ramzy Baroud — There is a real – but largely concealed – war which is taking place throughout the African continent. It involves the United States, an invigorated Russia and a rising China. The outcome of the war is likely to define the future of the continent and its global outlook. It is easy to pin the blame on US President Donald Trump, his erratic agenda and impulsive statements….

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Rev. Jesse Jackson

Trump ratchets up the use of guns, bombs, troops, and insults

By Rev Jesse Jackson

In his campaign, Donald Trump promised “we’re going to start winning again.” In office, he has defined winning largely in military terms. His budget decimates the State Department while adding billions to the Pentagon. He boasts that he’s delegated decisions on force levels abroad to the Pentagon. Secretary of Defense Mike Mattis recently announced that 4,000 more troops would be sent to Afghanistan. Four thousand more troops won’t produce a…

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