Anthony Newkirk

Anthony Newkirk, a contributor to Foreign Policy In Focus, teaches history at Philander Smith College.

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Friday, July 22, 2011
Bahrain and Human Rights
It is becoming painfully obvious that the United States is hostile to the “Arab Spring.” In Egypt , U.S. military aid programs remain in force, and in Yemen a “secret” U.S. war may be in the offing.
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Friday, July 01, 2011
Tracking the Saudi Arms Deal
On May 19, President Barack Obama said that “extraordinary change” is sweeping the Middle East. But the president’s silence about signs of counter-revolution in the Middle East is deeply disturbing. This silence comes not just from the White House but also from the Republican and Democratic leaderships in Congress, and the mass media.
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