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Monday, March 3, 2014
Nicolai Petro
Threat of Military Confrontation Grows in Ukraine
There is now a real and growing danger of military confrontation or war in Ukraine.
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Robert Naiman
Washington Post "News Article" Slams President Obama for Not Bombing Russia
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Jonathan Steele
The Ukraine Crisis: John Kerry and Nato Must Calm Down and Back Off
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Chris Hedges
Suffering? Well, You Deserve It
OXFORD, England—The morning after my Feb.
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Paul Buchheit
Seven Numbers that Add Up to a Death Tax for Retirement
The dream of a comfortable retirement is dying for many Americans. It's being extracted as a form of tribute to the very rich, a redistribution of our nation's wealth, a "tax" imposed on the middle...
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Pat LaMarche
When You Give Bush/Cheney a Pass, You Can't Lecture Putin
Russia's Federation Council believes sending forces to the Ukraine will help "stabilize" that country and has voted unanimously to allow President Putin to do just that. President Obama's not pleased...
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Brian Trautman
Budget Realignment Reflects Pentagon’s Vision of Covert and Endless War
The Pentagon’s budget proposal for next year was announced last week by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.
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Robert Parry
What Neocons Want from Ukraine Crisis
President Barack Obama has been trying, mostly in secret, to craft a new foreign policy that relies heavily on cooperation with Russian President Vladimir Putin to tamp down confrontations in...
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Shamus Cooke
Obama’s Far Right Foreign Policy
“Show me who your friends are, and I will tell you who you are.” — ancient proverb. The conflicts in Ukraine, Venezuela, and Syria have one thing in common: the U.S. government is in favor of the...
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Tom Engelhardt
Where in the World is 'The New World Order'?
There is, it seems, something new under the sun.
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Norman Solomon
Heard the One About Obama Denouncing a Breach of International Law?
International law is suddenly very popular in Washington.
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