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The Legacy of Infinite War

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While so much about the War on Terror ... turned Global War on Terrorism ... turned World War IV ... turned “infinite war” ... seems repetitious, the troops most associated with this conflict—the U.S. Special Operations forces—have seen changes galore.

The Soldier’s Tale
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Spenser Rapone—dismissed by some of his classmates at West Point as the “communist cadet”—courageously confronted the military’s toxic hyper-masculinity, misogyny, racism and role as the enforcer for global capitalism.

Scapegoating Iran
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The wars in the Middle East are the worst strategic blunders in American history. But don’t expect U.S. politicians and generals to accept responsibility for the mess when they can blame it on Iran.

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