Remi Brulin

How America's Addiction to 'Counter-Terrorism' Feeds Brutal Killings and Torture

In his recent foreign-policy speech at West Point, President Obama insisted that the most direct threat to the US remains terrorism. However, noting that invading every country that harbours terrorist networks was "naive and unsustainable", he announced that the United States needed to "shift our counter-terrorism strategy - drawing on the successes and shortcomings of our experience in Iraq and Afghanistan - to more effectively partner with countries where terrorist networks seek a foothold." 

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