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By Ann Patchett
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Upon succeeding to the presidency in 2009, Barack Obama junked Bush’s formulation of the “Global War on Terror” without fanfare. Yet if the appellation went away, the conflict itself, shorn of identifying marks, continued.
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The CIA’s global drone assassination campaign has turned much of the rest of the planet into what can only be considered an American free-fire zone.
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In the end, the shame of Vice President Dick Cheney was total: unmitigated by any notion of a graceful departure, let alone the slightest obligation of honest accounting.
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