While the Sioux nation has been in the spotlight for their pipeline protests, they are also developing what would be an enormous collection of wind farms on six reservations.
A pipeline project is quietly being installed as fast as possible, critics say, displacing residents, threatening water supplies and racking up alleged construction violations.
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Andrew Bacevich, a TomDispatch regular, is the author of America's War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History, which has just been published by Random House.