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Pope Francis Backs Obama’s Cuba Opening

Pope Francis Backs Obama’s Cuba Opening

By Jim Lobe WASHINGTON, Dec 18 2014 (IPS) - In perhaps his boldest foreign-policy move during his presidency, Barack Obama Wednesday announced that he intends to establish full diplomatic relations with Cuba.…
Iraq War 3.0?  What could possibly Go Wrong?

Iraq War 3.0? What could possibly Go Wrong?

By Peter Van Buren (Tomdispatch.com) Karl von Clausewitz, the famed Prussian military thinker, is best known for his aphorism “War is the continuation of state policy by other means.” But what happens…