USA the dark side - Trump and his military cabinet

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In this extract Melvin A. Goodman, a former CIA analyst and author discusses his recent article at CounterPunch, 'Trump's Campaign of Militarization'.


IF November was the “stepping off” point, then December is the “hurtling towards the hard landing” of January’s Trump presidency. Libertarians, and what remains of the Left who took cold comfort in the candidate’s expressed wish to draw in America’s military talons must today be nervously eyeing Mr. T.’s Manhattan aerie as one after another military man is added to his foreign policy cast of hawks; even as the bellicose Commander-in-Chief to be runs roughshod over diplomatic norms and protocol niceties.