Thursday, May 23, 2024

The challenges and strengths of Palestine’s ‘orchestra’ of civil resistance

How can your way of participating in a movement confront rather than reinforce the patterns of privilege and oppression that already exist between these identity groups?

French Paradox: Terror Attacks Continue as ISIS Loses Ground

If the Republicans actually want to hinder terrorists, they might consider confirming a new treasury undersecretary and tightening up legislation.
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U.S. admits role in civilian deaths in Mosul

These elite attitudes toward ordinary Iraqis are probably more dangerous to the future of the country than a few mere terrorist attacks.

Pyrrhic victory in Mosul

If a reconciliation cannot be achieved between Iraq’s Sunni and Shia populations, it’s almost a certainty that the country will continue to be afflicted by Daesh or some successor group.
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The life & death of Aaron Bushnell: US airman self-immolates protesting US support for...

“It was an act of courage, an act of bravery, to call attention to U.S. policies.”

What does an “America-first” foreign policy actually mean?

Putting the U.S. military first, second, and third.

The perpetual war scam

This Military Industrial Empire cannot allow too much attention on a fairer economy for working stiffs, or better health and dental coverage, or better roads, bridges, schools, libraries, first providers and teachers.

Amid the carnage in Ukraine, it’s time for world leaders to rethink their priorities

Lending all support and incentives to ending the war in Ukraine would be a good place to start.

Rafah on the brink as global leaders call for restraint amid military threats

Amidst this backdrop, the U.S. Congress is deliberating a substantial aid package for Israel, which includes over $10 billion in military assistance.

President Hillary Clinton’s Middle East Policy: Interventions, Wars, More of Same

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will bring substantial foreign policy expertise to the thorny issues happening around the world. But will she get the U.S. heavily involved in the region again?