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US is no safer after 13 years of war

 

“We have a whole gang of new actors out there that are far more extreme than Al Qaeda,” says Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, which employs some 17,000 American intelligence collectors in 140 countries around the world.

 

Those who live by the sword will die by the sword. – Jesus

Violence, even well-intentioned, always rebounds on itself. – Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

 

US is no safer after 13 years of war, a top Pentagon official says – CSMonitor.com.

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Writer. In the summers, I live and work in the incredible state of Alaska, in the bush community of McCarthy; I pass the winters in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California. I'm working on a memoir-based nonfiction book on the American Dream. I blog, quite frequently, and I also have a novel in process, set in Alaska.

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