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    America’s long history of warfare

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2017

    IF YOU go to the Wikipedia page that gives a timeline of US foreign military operations between 1775 and 2010, you are likely to come...

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    Political fig leaf after Las Vegas slaughter

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 07, 2017

    THE Congress’s forthcoming ‘bump stock’ bill is the perfect political fig leaf. Cracking down on a simple device that turns deadly weapons even deadlier is...

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    The end of empire

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 05, 2017

    THE American empire is coming to an end. The US economy is being drained by wars in the Middle East and vast military expansion around...