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Jeffrey D. Sachs, USA 03/02/2018 0

Ending America’s Disastrous Role in Syria

Faced with an alarming risk of a renewed escalation of fighting, it’s time for the United Nations Security Council to step in and end the bloodshed.
Ali Mohsin, USA 02/28/2018 0

Muslims Face Increasing Discrimination, State Surveillance Under Trump

US President Donald Trump received another setback last week when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, located in Richmond, Virginia, ruled against the latest version of his Muslim ban.
Kevin Zeese, USA 02/25/2018 0

Regime Change in Venezuela Failed, Is a Military Coup or Invasion Coming?

A military attack on Venezuela from its Colombian and Brazilian borders is not far fetched.
George Eliason, Ukraine 02/23/2018 0

Outsourcing Intel: How Intel-for-Hire Undermines U.S. Intelligence

Despite lacking professional credentials, a commitment to public service, or the minimum amount of vetting that would go into a security clearance background check, these private-sector spies collect intelligence that is passed along and ultimately may be included in the President’s Daily Briefing.
Reese Erlich, USA 02/22/2018 0

The U.S. Is Permanently Occupying Northern Syria, and That’s Trouble

How did the United States get tangled up in another Mideast quagmire?
Danny Sjursen, USA 02/09/2018 0

The War That Never Ends (for the U.S. Military High Command) — And It’s Not the War on Terror

A 50-year-old war, once labeled the longest in our history, is still alive and well and still being refought by one group of Americans: the military high command. And almost half a century later, they’re still losing it and blaming others for doing so.
Richard Eskow, USA 02/08/2018 0

Trump’s General Just Announced a New Cold War. Who Will Stop It?

It can only be stopped by a mass movement of people who are willing to stand against the reckless rush into chaos.
Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, USA 01/27/2018 0

When the US Pledged Not to Intervene in Iran’s Internal Affairs

The 1981 Algiers Accords laid out the legal framework for US-Iranian relations, including provisions forbidding interference in each other’s internal politics and a ban on trade sanctions. One party to the agreement violated it terms almost as soon as the ink was dry.
Chris Hedges, USA 01/24/2018 0

You Don’t Need a Telescope to Find a ‘Shithole Country’

This shithole country, which saw the world in black and white, communist and capitalist, was determined to thwart the aspirations of the poor and the landless in El Salvador.
Ted Rall, USA 01/17/2018 0

“The Post”? No Way Would Jeff Bezos Publish the Pentagon Papers

Steven Spielberg’s new movie “The Post” depicts a newspaper’s decision to defy the government, risk its financial health and imprisonment of its editors in order to report a hard truth and defend the press’ First Amendment rights by publishing the Pentagon Papers.