February 7, 2013

Obama Promised Peace, But Delivered More War

Micah Zenko, Foreign Policy

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During his second inaugural address, President Obama offered two aspirational statements that struck many observers as incongruous with administration policies: "A decade of war is now ending" and "We, the people, still believe that enduring security and lasting peace do not require perpetual war." We should question these observations, not least because of the string of U.S. government plans and activities that increasingly blur the conventional definition of war.

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TAGGED: Drones, United States, Obama administration, Barack Obama

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