A glance at the map tells you that the war on terror, an increasingly complex set of intertwined conflicts, is now a remarkably global phenomenon. It stretches from the Philippines (with its own ISIS-branded group that just fought an almost five-month-long campaign that devastated Marawi, a city of 300,000) through South Asia, Central Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, and deep into West Africa where, only recently, four Green Berets died in an ambush in Niger.
Posted by Tom Engelhardt Tom Dispatch January 4, 2018
[Note to TomDispatch Readers: Welcome to 2018! Given TomDispatch’s history, all 15 years of it, how appropriate that this year begins with a look at America’s never-ending wars. My latest piece focuses on a unique map produced by the Costs of War Project at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and…
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