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Tag: Middle East

Noam Chomsky’s new book ‘Global Discontents’ is a must-read

Chomsky gives you a completely different perspective of international conflicts and domestic politics in his new book.

Pakistan and Afghanistan – epicenters of geopolitical intrigue

Pakistan and Afghanistan can reverse the mistakes of the last forty years and endeavor to create a new future of cooperation, peace and prosperity.

Global special ops out of control under Trump

Elite commandos deployed to 149 countries in 2017.

Why are Democratic senators enabling one of Trump’s worst decisions?

Trump’s action has already begun to wreak havoc in the Middle East.

Incentive for terrorism: America has taken nearly 70% of the world’s...

Young lives are put at risk to ensure that a few thousand American households are free to take most of the wealth. 

Saudi bombing and blockade are devastating Yemen, and Yemenis know the...

U.S.-backed Saudi aggression is stoking anti-American sentiment in Yemen.

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.

Europe and the Middle East are both on the verge of...

From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamoring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?

Syria – What happens next

Without outside assistance, it will take decades to rebuild Syria.

Worth dying for?

When it comes to the war in the Greater Middle East, maybe we’re the bad guys.

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Former judge sentenced to prison for bribery scheme and witness tampering

The former judge was sentenced to five years in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a fine of $50,000.

The 9/11 hijackers were Iraqis, right?

The good news is that they want to learn. The bad news: nowadays, they tend to think that the men who flew those planes on 9/11 were from Iran.
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Why the common good disappeared (and how we get it back)

The challenge is to turn all this into a new public spiritedness extending to the highest reaches in the land.

Monsanto ‘commands’ civic group to turn in all communications over glyphosate

"There are millions of people around the world who have a deep and genuine concern that Monsanto's glyphosate is making us and our environment sick."

The ideology that unites Trump and the authoritarians he admires

It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.

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