Yearly Archives: 2002

“Aloha aina must continue”

DMZ HAWAII/ALOHA AINA STATEMENT November 12, 2002 “Aloha aina must continue” Clean up and return lands – demilitarize Hawaii Today, as Kahoolawe is turned over to the State of Hawaii, we must remember the history which has led to this moment. President Dwight Eisenhower said in 1953 that Kahoolawe was necessary for military training, but… Read more »

“America’s entire war on terror is an exercise in imperialism”

http://www.nytimes.com/2002/07/28/magazine/28NATION.html?pagewanted=all Nation-Building Lite By MICHAEL IGNATIEFF Published: July 28, 2002 The Warlords The bulky American in combat camouflage, sleeveless pocket vest, wraparound sunglasses and floppy fishing hat is not going to talk to me. He may be C.I.A. or Special Forces, but either way, I’m not going to find out. These people don’t talk to… Read more »

US Military Bases and Empire

Source: http://monthlyreview.org/0302editr.htm U.S. Military Bases and Empire by The Editors The Bases of Empire Empires throughout human history have relied on foreign military bases to enforce their rule, and in this respect at least, Pax Americana is no different than Pax Romana or Pax Britannica. “The principal method by which Rome established her political supremacy… Read more »