Pentagon wants to declare more parts of world as temporary battlefields

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/mar/13/pentagon-military-commanders-temporary-battlefields-white-house

White House is asked to designate ‘temporary areas of active hostility,’ giving commanders same latitude to launch actions as in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. Donald Trump’s administration is considering a military proposal that would designate various undeclared battlefields worldwide to be “temporary areas of active hostility,” the Guardian has learned. If approved, the Pentagon-proposed measure would give military commanders the same latitude to launch strikes, raids and campaigns against enemy forces for up to six months that they possess in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. Continue reading…

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