Tag Archives: Boston Globe

Our misguided wars of choice.

In this article in the Boston Globe of April 16, JEFFREY D SACHS speaks of the risks that the US and the world are running.  He speaks of the US ‘wanton addiction to war’.  John Menadue. “There is one foreign … Continue reading

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MACK WILLIAMS. General Macarthur, the Philippines and Australian troops in WWII.

  The very good Boston Globe article reminded me of two other events in Philippines history of WW11 about which so little is known in Australia. They have some relevance to the contemporary scene. For a long time prior to … Continue reading

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Blowback for American sins in the Philippines – The Boston Globe.

In this article in the Boston Globe on October 15, 2016, Stephen Kinzer points out that President Duterte’s grievance ‘is rooted in history’. President Duterte asserted that the US had unjustly seized the Philippines in 1899 and waged a horrific … Continue reading

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The fatal expense of American imperialism.

In this article, Jeffrey D. Sachs says “the United States … is squandering vast sums and undermining national security. … today the United States has similarly over invested in the military and could follow a path to decline if it … Continue reading

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