WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic lawmakers are proposing to step up sanctions against North Korea by punishing companies, banks and governments that do prohibited business with it. The bill crafted by leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and introduced Friday is modeled on sanctions in force against Iran. Congressional staffers say it’s intended...
First of all, before reading any further, you should go read this excellent op-ed in Dawn by Adnan Rehmat. For me, this is the key section: The military early on crafted a national security doctrine that helped it manufacture a national security state (as opposed to a national welfare state). This is based on the...
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