Daily Archives: July 13, 2014

An Exceptional Decline for the Exceptional Country? The Empire as Basket Case

[Translate] Tomgram: Engelhardt, The Age of Impunity Posted by Tom Engelhardt at 6:13pm, July 13, 2014. Follow TomDispatch on Twitter @TomDispatch. An Exceptional Decline for the Exceptional Country? The Empire as Basket Case By Tom Engelhardt For America’s national security … Continue reading

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Blackwater and the “Subservient” State Department

[Translate]   Blackwater and the “Subservient” State Department   July 10, 2014 Last week, The New York Times reported an extraordinary incident involving the infamous private security contractor once known as Blackwater. (Blackwater became Xe in 2009, Academi in 2011, and just … Continue reading

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