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Left For Dead: Myanmar’s Muslim Minority

Left For Dead: Myanmar’s Muslim Minority

VICE News | (Video report) | - - "In recent years, democratic reforms have swept through Myanmar, a country that for decades was ruled by a military junta. As the reforms took…
Afghanistan: America’s Military Money Pit

Afghanistan: America’s Military Money Pit

By Tom Engelhardt | (Informed Comment) | - - Let’s begin with the $12 billion in shrink-wrapped $100 bills, Iraqi oil money held in the U.S.  The Bush administration began flying it…
America’s Never-Ending Wars: #1

America’s Never-Ending Wars: #1

By Ann Jones | (Tomdispatch.com) | - - Ten months ago, on December 28, 2014, a ceremony in Kabul officially marked the conclusion of America’s very long war in Afghanistan. President Obama…