Conn Hallinan

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Conn Hallinan

Conn Hallinan is a columnist for Foreign Policy In Focus.

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Rise of the Machines

The push to replace soldiers with machines is impelled by an over-extended military searching for ways to limit U.S. casualties, a powerful circle of arms manufactures, and an empire-minded group of politicians addicted to campaign contributions by defense corporations.

Bush & Sharon: The Oil Connection

At a time when the U.S. is desperate for an international bailout in Iraq, why would the White House go out of its way to alienate allies?

Divide and Conquer as Imperial Rules

Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh’s recent revelations that the Israeli government is encouraging Kurdish separatism in Iraq, Iran, and Syria should ring a bell for anyone who has followed the long history of English imperial ambitions.

Nepal–Nursing the Pinion

While the U.S., India, and Great Britain have sharply condemned the Feb. 1 coup by King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah of Nepal, the policies of those three governments vis-à-vis the ongoing civil war in the Himalayan nation must share considerable blame for the present crisis.

Cornering the Dragon

When newly appointed CIA Director Porter Goss recently warned that China’s modernization of its military posed a direct threat to the U.S., was it standard budget time scare tactics?

The Dragon & the Chrysanthemum

If you want to understand the antagonism between Beijing and Tokyo, you have to start in Washington and, in particular, Washington State.
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