Category Archives: US Foreign Policy

White House Strategy for Africa Revealed: Intensified Militarization and War on Terror

White House Strategy for Africa Revealed: Intensified Militarization and War on Terror Wed, 06/20/2012 – 13:14 — Glen Ford   by BAR executive editor Glen Ford The White House has put in writing its policies for sub-Saharan Africa. The problem … Continue reading

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Bad Santa

‹‹ First ‹ Previous June 11th, 2012 Bad Santa Barack Obama has a list and he’s checking it twice: a “kill list” that he personally reviewed in order to decide whom he wants to assassinate, according to The New York … Continue reading

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http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_peoples_bishop_20120507// Chris Hedges: a few extracts: “The cries of the wounded North Vietnamese or Viet Cong soldiers after an ambush had to be swiftly silenced so he and his men could avoid detection. Compassion was a luxury they could not … Continue reading

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The Forever War

The Forever War from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Although headlines trumpeted troop withdrawals scheduled for 2014, the United States has signed an agreement with the Afghan government pledging continued military support through the year 2024.

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Iraqi universities

Iraqi universities from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) “Until the 1990s, Iraq had perhaps the best university system in the Middle East. Saddam Hussein’s regime used oil revenues to underwrite free tuition for Iraqi university students … Continue reading

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The predictable aftermath of the anti-CAP smear

The predictable aftermath of the anti-CAP smear BY GLENN GREENWALD Sheldon Adelson, Jonah Goldberg, Haim Saban  (Credit: Reuters/aei.org) I’ve written several times about the coordinated smear campaign to brand writers at the Center for American Progress as “anti-Semites” in order to punish them for defying … Continue reading

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Max Ajl, “One State, Two States: Who is the subject of Palestinian liberation?”

Max Ajl, “One State, Two States: Who is the subject of Palestinian liberation?” from Mondoweiss by Today in Palestine Max Ajl, “One State, Two States: Who Is the Subject of Palestinian Liberation?” In Finkelstein’s explicit demands to water down the struggle lies a … Continue reading

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Freedom Rider: Defend Iran!

Freedom Rider: Defend Iran! Wed, 01/25/2012 – 02:04 — Margaret Kimberley oil and resource wars | Iran | Republicans | Democrats Printer-friendly version   by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley “Americans can expect to see a presidential address within the next … Continue reading

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Obama’s Real Israel Problem

Obama’s Real Israel Problem from Blog to End the Occupation by Josh R. Bennis US Campaign Steering Committee member Phyllis Bennis published a strong piece in the L.A. Times calling for equal rights for Palestinians and Israelis as the basis for a change in U.S. policy to resolve the … Continue reading

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MLK and the peace process

MLK and the peace process from Mondoweiss by Phan Nguyen MLK Jr I would like to focus on a word that, when employed by defenders of Israel, is meaningless. The word is “peace.” Assisting me in interpreting this word today are Martin Luther … Continue reading

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