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Juan Cole

Juan Cole
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Juan Cole (born October 23, 1952) is an American academic and commentator on the modern Middle East and South Asia. He is Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. Since 2002, he has written a weblog, Informed Comment (juancole.com) which is also syndicated on Truthdig.com.

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Americans and their love for perpetual wars

America can be – or rather, can only be – prosperous and strong without engaging in perpetual wars and aggression.

5 facts about Mike Pence’s close ties to the Koch Brothers not included in...

The Vice President’s influence over the federal government and his fealty to the Koch agenda is breathtaking.

Federal judge refuses to erase former sheriff Joe Arpaio’s conviction

As an unapologetic racist, Arpaio abused his authority for decades while arresting people based solely on the color of their skin.

Brutal outlook for healthy wild horses and burros: BLM calls for shooting 90,000

“A balance must be struck between ranching and mining interests and wild horses and other wildlife as part of a fair interpretation of BLM’s multiple-use mandate on the range.”

In CNN’s tax debate, Bernie Sanders showed how Democrats can win with socialism

By offering a bold vision of policies to help working families, Sanders voiced a popular alternative to Ted Cruz and the GOP’s barbarism.

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