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The SNP’s huge electoral gains do not change the monetary math that would collapse an autonomous Scotland.
Seymour Hersh’s sources tell a more believable story than the self-serving official White House narrative.
What we knew in 2003 didn’t make the case for war—a campaign of hype and deceit did.
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Our generals are better at bureaucratic infighting than war fighting.
Launching a new war against Damascus would undermine every U.S. interest in the region.
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