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The Iraq War: Concluding or Continuing?

The Iraq War is undoubtedly one of the largest issues to face the United States within the past decade. In the 2008 presidential elections these differences, opinions, and arguments came out of the woodwork. On August 31, 2010, President Obama officially announced the withdrawal of approximately 100,000 combat troops and declared it to be the [...]

A Brief Timeline of Blowback

I recently gave a short presentation on blowback in a “Civilizations in Conflict” class I am taking at Berea College this semester. Below is a basic outline of the presentation I gave; I think it serves as a good introduction to the unintended consequences caused by an interventionist foreign policy. Please share your thoughts, criticisms, [...]