The Cost of One Man

Analysis of the economics of the military history of the US

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May 12, 2011

US Economy 101: Stealing from Social Security to Pay for Wars and Bailouts

The US dollar’s value is likely to fall further in terms of other currencies, because nothing is being done about the US budget and trade deficits. Obama’s budget, if passed, doesn’t reduce the deficit over the next ten years by enough to cover the projected deficit in the FY 2012 budget.

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April 7, 2011

Who Is Raymond Davis

Islamabad–By now journalists everywhere (except in the US) have come to the conclusion that there is far, far more to Raymond Davis than is being revealed by the US or by Pakistani officials.

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February 24, 2011

Why Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood isn’t the Islamic Bogeyman

Western fears of Islamist takeover in post-Mubarak Egypt are unfounded. During recent protests, the Muslim Brotherhood has demonstrated a commitment to peaceful political participation. The US now has an opportunity to support a truly democratic Egypt, including the Brotherhood.

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February 17, 2011

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