Andrew Cockburn

Endless War, Endless Greed: The Pentagon Is Lining Its Pockets with Taxpayer Dollars

These days, lamenting the apparently aimless character of Washington’s military operations in the Greater Middle East has become conventional wisdom among administration critics of every sort. Senator John McCain thunders that “this president has no strategy to successfully reverse the tide of slaughter and mayhem” in that region. Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies bemoans the “lack of a viable and public strategy.” Andrew Bacevich suggests that “there is no strategy. None. Zilch.”

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How the U.S. Drug Wars of the '90s Led to Today's Policy of Targeted Assassinations in the Middle East and Africa

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How the Hi-Tech World of Drones and Spy Craft Is a Lot More Hype Than Reality

The following is an excerpt from Andrew Cockburn's new book, Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins  (Henry Holt and Co. 2015).  

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'Drones, Baby, Drones!' The Rise of America's High-Tech Assassins

The following is an excerpt from Andrew Cockburn's new book, Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins Henry Holt, 2015). 

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