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Is Dwight Eisenhower’s ghost haunting Joe Biden’s foreign policy team?

In his first words as President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of state, Antony Blinken said, “We have to proceed with equal measures of humility and confidence.” Many around the world will welcome this promise of humility from the new administration, and Americans should too.Biden’s foreign policy team will also need a special kind of confidence to confront the most serious challenge they face. That will not be a threat from a hostile foreign country, but the controlling and corrupting power of the military-industrial complex, which President Eisenhower warned our grandparents about 60 years ago, but whose “unwarranted influence” has …read more

Source:: AlterNet