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Let the media coverage of Manchester victims be a model for all young victims...

“These terrorist attacks are not confined to Europe. They take place every single day in Iraq, in Syria, in Afghanistan, in Pakistan and Yemen, Bahrain.”
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Terror and geopolitics: Manchester in 2017 and in 1996

Both Manchester bombings were reactions against a history of colonial shaping of the lives of local people.

Wash. Post didn’t disclose that writer who penned positive piece about Trump’s Saudi trip...

Why does the Post embarrass itself by publishing lobbyist Ed Rogers?

Trump’s apology tour

Trump's version of making up with Muslims apparently involves selling $110 billion worth of arms to the most reactionary Muslim country on the planet.

Why were the Saudi streets so quiet?

While Mexicans pour out on the streets to protest Trump’s anti-immigrant policies, there was nary a Saudi protester chanting “Trump: Go home.”

The problems and promise of the new Silk Roads

In a time when it seems we are constantly being divided from our common humanity, the symbolism of the new Silk Roads is important in and of itself.

Trump’s Saudi trip should not be to clinch arms deal but to end Yemen...

Trump should use his trip to put a halt to weapons sales and press the Saudis to sit with neighboring countries to find new political solutions.

The tragedy of forced displacement

The solutions to this major crisis, and indeed many of our problems, would naturally flow from the recognition of the fact that we are brothers and sisters of one humanity.

Whistleblowers, moral injury, and endless war

Was Chelsea Manning motivated by moral injury?

The U.S. and Turkey are deeply divided over Syria policy

Can Trump get his magpie mind around the complexities of Syria?