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American Sniper, Part II

By guest author Ross Caputi. This is the second in a series discussing the implications of the new film, American Sniper.   It is not my intention to accuse Chris Kyle of committing war crimes as an individual, or to … Continue reading

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American Sniper, Part I

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By guest author Ross Caputi. This is the first in a series discussing the implications of the new film, American Sniper. What American Sniper offers us — more than a heart-wrenching tale about Chris Kyle’s struggle to be a soldier, a husband, … Continue reading

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Falluja corpse

FALLUJA CORPSE I will lie here,                                                                                                                                 buried below Falluja for a long time. Being dead, I am in no hurry. You can collect those other corpses, rebuild the city above me and proclaim victory. I watched with amusement as they … Continue reading

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Fallujah: Death and destruction again, Part 3

By guest contributor Ian Hansen For those of us who are not financially invested in the expansion of war and the national security state, Fallujah’s siege by Al Qaeda does at least offer us a teaching moment. The U.S. government, … Continue reading

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