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Gen Dempsey:  US Considering Ground Troops in Iraq

Gen Dempsey: US Considering Ground Troops in Iraq

VOA | -- "America’s top military leader says he is considering deploying a limited number of U.S soldiers to fight with Iraqi troops against Islamic State militants. General Martin Dempsey, the chairman…
Top 5 Disasters If GOP Senate derails Iran talks

Top 5 Disasters If GOP Senate derails Iran talks

By Juan Cole | The Republican Party is already conniving at ways to derail the US-Iran negotiations over Tehran's civilian nuclear enrichment program. When they take over the senate in January, the…
Rehab for Empire Addiction:  Uncle Sam on the Couch

Rehab for Empire Addiction: Uncle Sam on the Couch

By Tom Engelhardt (Tomdispatch.com) [What follows is a transcript of a therapy session between the American Empire and a psychiatrist whose name we at TomDispatch have agreed not to disclose. Normally, even in an age in which…