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Andrew Bacevich

Politics

Iran hysterics

Whether Iran chooses to act constructively remains to be seen, but the US can no longer pretend Iran doesn't exist.

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Don't let the US try and solve Arab world problems

Air strikes, drones, cyber strikes or special operations won't check the anarchic forces the US itself helped let loose.

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Drama from Obama: The Hill to the rescue?

Will congress take the opportunity to reassess America's War for the Greater Middle East? Don't hold your breath.

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Situating God in Post-9/11 America

Further reliance on armed force as the preferred instrument of US policy in the Islamic world will compound the errors.

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The golden age of special operations

Obama's focus on special ops and secret drone wars open the door to an imperial presidency with no accountability.

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Big change whether we like it or not

The current policy of the US is not a reflection of its state today, but a wishful reiteration of the US' zeitgeist.

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On the mend? America comes to its senses

The messiah-nation, gripped by war and fear of the unknown, could finally be coming to its senses.

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Obama and Libya: Not 'why', but 'how'

Despite rhetoric of promise, Obama's policy in Libya is fuelled by insider politics and motives.