Views for 2013-04-07

Sunday, April 7, 2013
Jules Boykoff
WikiLeaks and the 2014 Sochi Olympics
Precisely ten months from today, the 2014 Winter Olympics will open in Sochi, Russia.
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Lauren Carasik
When Fear Eclipses Justice, We All Lose: Shutter Guantanamo Now
Eleven years into their incarceration at Guantanamo Bay, many desperate detainees are exerting what little control they still exert over their lives: they are refusing to eat. As word of the hunger...
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Eric Margolis
What a Third Korean War Would Look Like
The intensifying war of words between North Korea, the United States and ally South Korea could ignite a major conflict. The likely trigger would be a small clash at sea, in the air, or along the...
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Gary Younge
Law and Disorder: The Destructive Dynamic of America's Segregated Cities
On Saturday evening, a large number youths (by one account, as many as 500), most of them black, rampaged through downtown Chicago 's Magnificent Mile, fighting each other and generally creating...
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Sarah Lazare
Mobilization in Al Ma’sarah: “We Will Keep Coming Back”
“You must refuse to be in the army. Look into my eyes, we are all human,” declared Mahmoud Zwahre, popular committee leader in the West Bank Bethlehem district village of Al Ma’sarah, addressing...
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Burt Berlowe
From ‘Shock and Awe’ to ‘Mission Accomplished’ — The Journey of an Iraqi-American Peacemaker
It was ten years ago this spring that “shock and awe” and “mission accomplished” entered the lexicon of American war-talk. On March 20, 2003, “shock and awe” became words used to describe the opening...
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