December 5, 2013

Britain Up to Its Neck in U.S.'s Dirty Wars

Seumas Milne, The Guardian

The Associated Press

The war on terror is now an endless campaign of drone and undercover killings that threatens a more dangerous world.

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TAGGED: Pakistan, Yemen, Middle East, Africa, War On Terror, Drones, United States, UK


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