Monday, June 19, 2017

Ann Wright — Trump Complies with War-Hawk Wishes

President Trump is plunging ahead with expanded Mideast wars, with emerging escalations in Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere, building on the bloody policies of his predecessors, as retired Col. Ann Wright explains.
Turning the generals loose and writing a blank check for new toys to play with.

Consortium News
Trump Complies with War-Hawk Wishes
Col. (ret.) Ann Wright

Ann Wright spent 29 years in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves, retiring as a colonel. She served 16 years in the Foreign Service in Nicaragua, Grenada, Somalia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Sierra Leone, Micronesia and Mongolia, and led the small team that reopened the U.S. embassy in Kabul in December 2001. She resigned in March 2003 in opposition to the war on Iraq, and is co-author of the book Dissent: Voices of Conscience (Koa, 2008). She speaks around the world about the militarization of U.S. foreign policy and is an active participant in the U.S. anti-war movement. [ This story first appeared at The Foreign Service Journal at http://www.afsa.org/killer-drones-and-militarization-us-foreign-policy ]

3 comments:

Kaivey said...

Wow, she sounds great. That's really lifted my spirits, she's a bit like Smedley Butler.

Trump the puppet, the Hidden Governed rules. When he became president he said there will be an era of peace. He might have meant well, although he always had Iran in his sites.

Bob said...

But Hillary would've been worse!

Kaivey said...

That's certainly true. Drop down he seems to still want piece with Russia.