Tag: Military

The Untamed and Unregulated Beast of Private Military Security Companies | The Smirking Chimp

The number of groups operating as private sector security and military organizations, and the extent of their activities, is extremely difficult to track, as transparency is not a highly valued concept.

Source: The Untamed and Unregulated Beast of Private Military Security Companies | The Smirking Chimp

Military might, market ideology and moral posturing: A toxic combination that has poisoned America | Salon.com

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Americans take credit; we never admit wrongdoing. Taking responsibility for oneself is what we preach to other people and other countries. The Navy’s recruiting slogan says it all: “A Global Force for Good.” That’s only true in a comic book right-wing world, or one in which other countries are as forgiving of our “mistakes” as we ourselves are. In fact, that is the unspoken demand we make of them.

Military might, market ideology and moral posturing: A toxic combination that has poisoned America | Salon.com

How dangerous are the White Nationalists in the US Military?

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White nationalist groups, who make up some of the most serious terror threats in the country, find new members and support in the U.S. military. These groups believe that white people are under attack in America.

How dangerous are the White Nationalists in the US Military?

Not ‘Under My Watch’ Claims Trump After Pentagon Push to Destroy Stars and Stripes Happened… Under His Watch | Common Dreams News

 

U.S. troops in Beckum, Germany learn of Nazi Germany's surrender from reading Stars and Stripes on May 8, 1945. (Photo: U.S. Army/Getty Images)

Trump dodged the draft ever since he’s disparaged the Military to boost his own ego Dr Mary Trump hit the nail on the head. (ODT)

In formed observers, like the Washington Post’s Paul Sonne, pointed out that the president included defunding Stars and Stripes in the proposed budget he presented to Congress earlier this year.

Not ‘Under My Watch’ Claims Trump After Pentagon Push to Destroy Stars and Stripes Happened… Under His Watch | Common Dreams News

In the US, white supremacists have infiltrated police and military to get weapons training

 

Former neo-Nazi turned author and deradicalisation expert Christian Picciolini in Nazi garb at the Dachau gate in about 1992.

Christian Picciolini, a 44-year-old, award-winning activist from Chicago who now works to deradicalise racist extremists, says members of his former neo-Nazi gang pursued careers with police departments, joined the military, or ran for political office.

“A lot of these old skinheads and [Ku Klux] Klansmen have gone into the mainstream,” Picciolini told Fairfax Media.

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