Jonathan Marshall

Jonathan Marshall

Jonathan Marshall, an independent journalist and scholar, is author or co-author of five books related to national security or international relations, including, Cocaine Politics: Drugs, Armies, and the CIA in Central America. He previously covered "The Honduran Coup's Ugly Aftermath" for ConsortiumNews.com.

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Sunday, February 21, 2016
Kosovo Chaos Undercuts Clinton ‘Success’
The insatiable appetite of America’s bipartisan foreign policy elites for military intervention — despite its record of creating failing states in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria and Yemen — traces back to the marriage of liberal and neoconservative interventionists during the Clinton...
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Tuesday, December 01, 2015
How Gaddafi’s Ouster Unleashed Terror
The bloody terrorist attacks in Paris had their genesis not only in the poor Muslim suburbs of France and Belgium, and on the battlefields of Syria, but also in NATO’s operation to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. The Libyan strongman gave the West fair warning at the time that his ouster would...
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Sunday, October 25, 2015
Rebuffing Peace Chances in Syria
Seeking to disrupt the lethal cycle of foreign intervention and military escalation in Syria, a group of 55 House Democrats recently sent a letter to President Barack Obama, calling for a change in U.S. policy. “[I]t is time to devote ourselves to a negotiated peace, and work with allies, including...
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Friday, October 23, 2015
Rebuffing Peace Chances in Syria
Seeking to disrupt the lethal cycle of foreign intervention and military escalation in Syria, a group of 55 House Democrats recently sent a letter to President Barack Obama, calling for a change in U.S. policy. “[I]t is time to devote ourselves to a negotiated peace, and work with allies, including...
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Friday, August 21, 2015
The Honduran Coup’s Ugly Aftermath
Imelda Marcos will forever be remembered for her hoard of 3,000 pairs of shoes, an ostentatious symbol of the billions of dollars in spoils she amassed as First Lady of the Philippines. Now shoes are again emerging as a symbol of corruption, this time in Honduras, where prosecutors are...
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Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Hidden Origins of Syria’s Civil War
Since the Syrian civil war began in 2011, nearly a quarter million people have perished and fully half of the country’s inhabitants have been forced from their homes, creating the worst refugee crisis in the past quarter century. Meanwhile, the continuing advance of brutal Islamist factions — which...
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Thursday, May 14, 2015
The Saudis’ Hurt Feelings
The biggest news about President Barack Obama’s summit this week with Gulf leaders has been who’s not coming. Pundits and critics alike have described Saudi King Salman’s no-show as a diplomatic slap in the face at the Obama administration. Various commentators speculated that the king was...
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