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Reese Erlich

Reese Erlich

Reese Erlich (1947-2021) was an award-winning journalist and activist who wrote the syndicated column, Foreign Correspondent, for many years and was a frequent contributor to many outlets, including Common Dreams. His books include: "The Iran Agenda Today: The Real Story from Inside Iran and What's Wrong with US Policy" ­(2018) and "Inside Syria: The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect" (2016), and (with Norman Solomon) Target Iraq: What the News Media Didn't Tell You (2003). See more of his work at his website.

Articles by this author

 

This May Be This Foreign Correspondent's Final Column

We all have to go sometime. But knowing approximately when doesn't make it easier.

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Biden's Bombing of Syria Is a Dangerous Step Backward

Latest military attack shows that the new President hasn’t broken from the failed policies of the past.

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What Trump and the Myanmar Coup Have in Common

The Asian country's military overthrew its government over baseless claims of voter fraud. Sound familiar?

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Battle Lines Drawn on Ending Yemen War

The Biden Administration has a chance to undo a disastrous label and open the door for peace.

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Are Cuban Protesters Freedom Fighters or US Pawns?

Painters, musicians, and other artists are responding to what they call the "lack of freedom of speech." The government calls them agents of the U.S.

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Iran Assassination Aims to Hurt Biden

Israel and Trump are deliberately trying to provoke a crisis for the next president to inherit. Lifting unilateral U.S. sanctions is the key to foiling Trump's attempt to handcuff the new administration. 

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What Bolivia Can Teach the United States About Democracy

The South American nation sets an example of how to undo an attempted coup.

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Trump Plays Both Sides Against the Middle

Trump pursues interventionism in practice while claiming he's against the forever wars.

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