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Buy President Obama a History Book
"My fellow Americans, for nearly seven decades, the United States has been the anchor of global security. This has meant doing more than forging international agreements -- it has meant enforcing them. The burdens of leadership are often heavy, but the world is a better place because we have borne...
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The Silent Military Coup That Took Over Washington
This time it's Syria, last time it was Iraq. Obama chose to accept the entire Pentagon of the Bush era: its wars and war crimes
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The US Has Little Credibility Left: Syria Won't Change That
'I created Transjordan," Winston Churchill once boasted , "with a stroke of a pen one Sunday afternoon in Cairo." Take a look at what remains of Jordan 90 years later and you can see how. Straight borders drawn with a ruler carve indifferent frontiers through a complex region with the kind of...
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On the Fence About Syria? Read This!
A quick reader on why military intervention in Syria is a big mistake–and what we should be advocating instead.
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Stopping a War Before It Starts
Who’s up for stopping a war? This is the time, as the next war strains to be born, amid the same old lies as last time, amid the same urgency and pseudo-debate and pretensions of seriousness: The government of Syria has crossed a “red line.” It has used poison gas, killing hundreds of innocent...
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“Credibility” is Obsolete
Lord have mercy, a half-century beyond the Cuban Missile Crisis and almost as many years beyond Vietnam, our erstwhile leaders are still mouthing stale clichés about “credibility.” Remember Dean Rusk saying we went eyeball to eyeball with the Soviets and they blinked? Of course the world almost...
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Another Jolly Little War
Let’s face some hard facts about the vicious conflict in Syria. If the US directly attacks Syria, the real cause will not be the recent chemical attacks. What are 300 or so dead in a 2-year old war fuelled by the western powers that has so far killed over 100,000? Chemical weapons are horrible. So...
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An Attack on Syria Will Only Spread the War and Killing
Instead of removing the chemical weapon threat, another western assault on the Arab world risks escalation and backlash
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Killing Civilians to Protect Civilians in Syria
The drums of war are beating again. The Obama administration will reportedly launch a military strike to punish Syria’s Assad government for its alleged use of chemical weapons. A military attack would invariably kill civilians for the ostensible purpose of showing the Syrian government that...
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Hypocrisy and Legacy of Death Linger as US Claims Moral Authority in Syria
US slams "chemical weapons" in Syria while being a serial user of weapons widely condemned by the global community.
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