Why Can't Obama See His Wars Are Unwinnable?

By Ted Rall

Why can't President Obama imagine himself living in a poor village in Pakistan? Why can't he feel the anger and contempt felt by Pakistanis who hear pilotless drone planes buzzing overhead, firing missiles willy-nilly at civilians and guerilla fighters alike, dispatched by a distant enemy too cowardly to put live soldiers and pilots in harm's way?

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53 killed in Pakistan attacks

At least 44 Islamist militants and nine other people, including six security personnel, were killed in overnight airstrikes and ground attacks in Pakistan's north-western region near Afghanistan, officials said on Friday.

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Extrajudicial Killing U.S. attack kills at least 3 in Pakistan

Two missiles struck a communication centre late Friday belonging to Mehsud's group in the Painda Khel region of South Waziristan.

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John Quincy Adams on U.S. Foreign Policy (1821)

By John Quincy

America's] glory is not dominion, but liberty. Her march is the march of the mind. She has a spear and a shield: but the motto upon her shield is, Freedom, Independence, Peace.

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