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In Irony, Ahmedinezhad calls for Free Elections in Iran

Middle East Monitor |- - Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose 2009 re-election prompted mass unrest over alleged vote rigging, has called for “free” presidential and parliamentary elections in an open letter…
The Age of Total War in Syria

The Age of Total War in Syria

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - One of the most distressing take-aways of the Syria War since 2011 is that the United Nations does not work and all the…
Is the Syria War over and has Putin won it?

Is the Syria War over and has Putin won it?

By Danny Makki | ( OpenDemocracy.net) | - - The end game is clear: Assad, Russia and Iran will emerge victorious. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (2nd L, Front) and his Russian counterpart…
Ending America’s Disastrous Role in Syria

Ending America’s Disastrous Role in Syria

By Jeffrey D. Sachs | ( Project Syndicate) | - - America’s official narrative has sought to conceal the scale and calamitous consequences of US efforts to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.…
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The Hidden Costs of America’s Perpetual Wars

By Stephanie Savell | (Tomdispatch.com) | - - I’m in my mid-thirties, which means that, after the 9/11 attacks, when this country went to war in Afghanistan and Iraq in what President…
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What Journalists get wrong about Islam

Prashant Waikar | (Informed Comment) | - - An article published in Forbes on January 2nd elucidates the fundamental problems with media coverage of issues concerning Islam and Muslims. That article sought…
Huge Military Budgets Make Us Broke, Not Safe

Huge Military Budgets Make Us Broke, Not Safe

By Miriam Pemberton | (Otherwords.org) | - - Backing down from nuclear war would make us a lot safer than piling more money into the Pentagon. We’re all tense. Hearing about our…
The Nunes Memo, Spirit Cooking and Pizzagate

The Nunes Memo, Spirit Cooking and Pizzagate

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - The confident pronouncements by pundits and politicians that the Nunes memo is a dud, dead on arrival, neglect to consider the main tactic…
Clashes between Saudi forces, armed gangs in Yemen

Clashes between Saudi forces, armed gangs in Yemen

Middle East Monitor | - - Violent clashes broke out Thursday in Al-Mahrah governorate between Saudi Arabia’s forces and unidentified armed smugglers, Aden Tomorrow reported. Sixteen armed smugglers entered the governorate in…
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The Great Trump Bubble

Nomi Prins | ( Tomdispatch.com) | - - There’s been lots of fire and fury around Washington lately, including a brief government shutdown. In Donald Trump’s White House, you can hardly keep…