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A quote from a very good article…

… “On one mission where we were depopulating a village we packed about sixty people into my Chinook. They’d never been near this kind of machine and were really scared but they had people forcing them in with M-16s. Even

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For the Dept. of Peace Chapter…

This site has a tally for Iraq casualties since the Chickenhawk invasion…http://www.justforeignpolicy.org/iraq http://antiwar.com/casualties/

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For the MIC, Department of Peace, and NeoCon NutJob Chapters…

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/04/20/worrying-rise-us-weapon-sales-greeted-middle-east-engulfed-war “Once the right of the powerful to exploit the powerless—whether that exploitation is of animals by humans, other nations by an imperial power, other races by the white race, or women by men—once that right is removed from our

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For the department of peace…

http://www.lawfareblog.com/wiki/the-lawfare-wiki-document-library/targeted-killing/controversy/ I. Introduction The impact of the U.S. government’s targeted killing policy on civilians and their property is especially controversial. Some argue that targeting—in particular, drone technology—reduces civilian casualties vis-à-vis other modalities of warfare, making targeted killings an attractive policy

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For the “Department of Peace” chapter…

…or the truth outing of the MIC etc. etc. Ibid. et.al..An article by Christian Appy, the author of Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered From All Sides. http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/28996-burying-vietnam-launching-perpetual-war-how-thanking-the-veteran-meant-ignoring-what-happened

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A great argument for having a “Dept. of Peace”

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/09/29/becoming-hezbollahs-air-force  and Chris Hedges would be a great person to have in such a fanciful Department.

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