Jesse Franzblau

Jesse Franzblau is a policy analyst and freedom of information activist working with the National Security Archive. He is a contributor to the book, Libya: From Repression to Revolution: A Record of Armed Conflict and International Law Violations, 2011-2013, edited by Cherif M. Bassiouni. His opinions expressed in this article are his own.

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Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s Dark Drug War Legacy in Mexico
Mexico, John M. Ackerman wrote recently for Foreign Policy , “ is not a functional democracy .” Instead, it’s a “repressive and corrupt” oligarchy propped up by a “blank check” from Washington. Since 2008, that blank check has come to over $2.5 billion appropriated in security aid through the...
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The lack of consideration for the long-term consequences of the Libyan intervention can only be regarded as a dramatic strategic failure on the part of the United States and its NATO allies. (Photo: Al Jazeera English / Flickr) Views
Monday, June 09, 2014
Libya: A Cautionary Tale
Libya is teetering on the verge of its worst crisis since the 2011 overthrow of the Gaddafi regime. Last month, forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar launched a brazen assault on the sitting national congress in Tripoli, accusing the Islamist-dominated parliament of being complicit with hostile...
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