What Obsessing About Trump Causes Us To Miss

Bacevich, Andrew and Turse, Nick
http://original.antiwar.com/engelhardt/2017/05/07/what-obsessing-about-trump-causes-us-to-miss/

Publisher:  Antiwar.com
Date Written:  08/05/2017
Year Published:  2017  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX20742

Since the late eighteenth century, the United States has been involved in an almost ceaseless string of wars, interventions, punitive expeditions, and other types of military ventures abroad – from fighting the British and Mexicans to the Filipinos and Koreans to the Vietnamese and Laotians to the Afghans and Iraqis. The country has formally declared war 11 times and has often engaged in undeclared conflicts with some form of congressional authorization, as with the post-9/11 "wars" that rage on today.