The (New Normal) War on Domestic Terror
Opinion

The (New Normal) War on Domestic Terror

If you enjoyed the Global War on Terror, you’re going to love the new War on Domestic Terror! It’s just like the original Global War on Terror, except that this time the “Terrorists” are all “Domestic Violent Extremists” (“DVEs”), “Homegrown Violent Extremists” (“HVEs”), “Violent Conspiracy-Theorist Extremists” (“VCTEs”), “Violent Reality Denialist Extremists” (VRDEs”), “Insurrectionary Micro-Aggressionist Extremists”…

Biden or Bush? Democrats and Neocons Clamor to Bring the ‘War on Terror’ Home
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Biden or Bush? Democrats and Neocons Clamor to Bring the ‘War on Terror’ Home

Just like that, the Democrats became the party of George W. Bush. You’re either with them, or with Trump supporters who need to be treated just like Al-Qaeda, the media and political paladins of Our Democracy are now declaring. “The pro-Trump fanatics stormed and trashed the citadel of American democracy, nearly executing what al-Qaeda had…

How to Make War, Twenty-First-Century-Style, and Lose a World
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How to Make War, Twenty-First-Century-Style, and Lose a World

In the military realm, Donald Trump will most likely be remembered for his insistence on ending America’s involvement in its twenty-first-century “forever wars” — the fruitless, relentless, mind-crushing military campaigns undertaken by Presidents Bush and Obama in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and Somalia. After all, as a candidate, Trump pledged to bring U.S. troops home from…