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Chris Hedges

Christopher L. Hedges is an American journalist, activist, author, and Presbyterian minister. Hedges is also known as the best-selling author of several books including War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction—Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle, Death of the Liberal Class, and his most recent Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt. Hedges is a columnist for the progressive news and commentary website Truthdig, and a contributing author for OpEdNews. He is also a host for the television programs On Contact on RT and Days of Revolt on TeleSUR and The Real News.[6] Hedges spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa, and the Balkans. He has reported from more than fifty countries.

The Pandora’s Box of War

War opens a Pandora’s box of evils that once unleashed are beyond anyone’s control. The invasion of Afghanistan set out to defeat al-Qaida, and nearly 16 years later, we are…