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Anatomy of an ambush: Unanswered questions in Niger

There have been contrary claims by both soldiers and higher authorities in Niger regarding the attack that left 4 U.S. soldiers dead.

The Saudi purge shaking the Middle East

The seeming power grab consolidates all the major security forces and the military in the hands of the current King Salman and his son, the 32 year old Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman.

Into the Afghan abyss (again)

How a failed drug war will defeat Trump’s Afghan adventure

Middle East – How America shot itself in the foot

The U.S. needs to learn the art of diplomacy instead of spending a lot of time constantly demonizing and threatening other countries.
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On Asia trip, Trump met by protests calling on US to open diplomatic relations...

Professor Bruce Cumings, who just returned from Seoul, South Korea, talks about Trump and how upon his arrival he was met with protests.

The rising Chinese dream

The 21st century might very well be defined by the ascendant Chinese dream.      

Scotland Yard investigating sexual assault claims against Harvey Weinstein

Weinstein has reportedly entered rehab in an attempt to lighten his sentence in the face of multiple impending international sexual assault and rape investigations.

Racism, propaganda and wars

Let’s recognize that wars are rooted in white supremacist and racist ideology that believes only certain people deserve to control their destinies.

Destroying Raqqa in order to save it

The devastation of Raqqa was not covered in the English language press with the same vigor as the earlier battle for Aleppo.