Bob Dreyfuss

Bob Dreyfuss is an independent journalist based in New York City and Cape May, New Jersey. For the past twenty-five years, he’s written extensively on politics and national security for a wide range of publications. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, The Nation, The American Prospect, Mother Jones, The New Republic, The Huffington Post, Slate, Salon, and many other magazines and websites.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Keith Ellison and the Stakes for the Democrats
Keith Ellison, the Minnesota congressman who’s running to lead the Democratic National Committee (DNC), won’t fix everything that’s wrong with the Democratic Party. But as the party girds itself for a years-long battle with the Trump administration while simultaneously rebuilding its grassroots...
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Monday, March 14, 2016
It Can’t Happen Here... Can It?
Can it happen here ? That’s the question circulating now that Donald Trump, the nativist, rabble-rousing xenophobe, and billionaire, is threatening to capture the Republican nomination for president of the United States -- and it’s a question that isn’t being asked only on the left. It’s been...
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Wednesday, October 07, 2015
The US Massacre in Kunduz Exposes the Bankruptcy of Obama's National-Security Policy
The aerial destruction that rained down on a hospital complex run by Doctors Without Borders in Kunduz, a provincial capital in northeast Afghanistan, on October 3 puts an exclamation point on the story of America’s 14 years of warfare in that Central Asian country. At least 22 people were killed,...
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Friday, January 24, 2014
‘The Washington Post’ Calls for a War Ultimatum for Syria
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Thursday, January 23, 2014
Kerry’s Hypocrisy on Syria
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Murder in Yemen
Here’s the bottom line on the American drone strike that slaughtered as many as seventeen people in a wedding party in Yemen last week: the CIA, which carried out the attack, had no comment. The State Department didn’t say anything.
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Friday, November 29, 2013
Block the US-Afghan Security Agreement!
Despite strong objections from President Hamid Karzai, the United States insists that Afghanistan must sign, as written, a Bilateral Security Agreement that sets the framework for another decade of US occupation of that war-torn nation.
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Saturday, November 23, 2013
Afghanistan: The Occupation, Part II
Meet the new occupation: same as the old occupation! Or pretty much: not as many troops, not as many dead and wounded every week, but still. In the new US-Afghanistan accord—which may or may not be ratified early next week by President Hamid Karzai’s Loya Jirga, and which may or may not be signed until some in mid-2014—the United States will be able to maintain as many as nine military bases in Afghanistan .
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Tuesday, November 05, 2013
American Death Spiral in the Middle East
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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Can Congress, Hawks and the Israel Lobby Wreck the US-Iran Talks?
The Obama administration is working hard to head off a wrecking ball from Congress and the Israel lobby aimed at sabotaging negotiations between Iran and the P5+1. The talks, which resume in November, also include direct talks between the United States and Iran.
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