June 23, 2012

Obama Channels Cheney in Energy Policy

Michael Klare, Mother Jones

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As details of his administration's global war against terrorists, insurgents, and hostile warlords have become more widely known—a war that involves a mélange of drone attacks, covert operations, and presidentially selected assassinations—President Obama has been compared to President George W. Bush in his appetite for military action. "As shown through his stepped-up drone campaign," Aaron David Miller, an advisor to six secretaries of state, wrote at Foreign Policy, "Barack Obama has become George W. Bush on steroids."

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