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Is The Past The Future? The News Dissector Reports From and on Iran
The TV series House of Lies is about business but it could as easily be about government and foreign policy. In a recent episode, one of the management consultants pitches a company about the need to launch a new product. She recounts the story of the Polaroid Company known as the Apple of its day...
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Fracking Perils: A Dangerous Misstep on the Road to U.S. Energy Independence
The ongoing bonanza in the U.S. hydraulic fracturing industry marks a dangerous misstep on the road to U.S. energy independence.
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Drumbeats of War: Israel says Iranian Missiles Aimed at US
'Fool me once, shame on, shame on you. Fool me... You can't get fooled again.'
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Hawkish Group Report Pushes for Military Action Against Iran
Report: U.S. must do "whatever it takes" to stop a nuclear Iran
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Avoiding a Catastrophic War with Iran
Pray cooler heads will guide America in the dialogue and decision-making over Iran’s position in the world. Iran does not have nuclear weapons, and there is no certain evidence that such a program is under way. Certainly Iran has the right to the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the interests of...
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A World in Denial of What It Knows
COULD there be a single phrase that explains the woes of our time, this dismal age of political miscalculations and deceptions, of reckless and disastrous wars, of financial boom and bust and downright criminality? Maybe there is, and we owe it to Fintan O’Toole. That trenchant Irish commentator is...
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Vote Obama – If You Want a Centrist Republican for US President
Because Barack Obama has adopted so many core Republican beliefs, the US opposition race is a shambles.
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The Drone, the Secretary and the Seven Dwarfs
Finder’s Keepers, Losers Weepers. -- A child’s saying I hope Secretary of State Clinton is not too disappointed. If she’d asked me I could have told her how it was going to come out. Indeed, had someone reminded her of Qatar, she wouldn’t have even bothered to ask. The Qatar incident goes back to...
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Bush/Blair Convicted of War Crimes at Tribunal That's Symbolic But Still More Than We've Accomplished
George Bush and Tony Blair have been found guilty at the symbolic Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal of committing "crimes against peace" during the Iraq war. An initiative by Malaysia's former premier Mahathir Mohamad, the ruling came after a two-year investigation and four-day hearing. The tribunal...
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An 11/11 Masterpiece Cries Out for Peace
As the numerologists note our arrival at 11/11/11, our attention is better focused on this day as the anniversary of the end of the useless, worthless, horrifying war that turned so much of 20th Century into a twisted, violent mess. And on how we must prevent the same from happening to our shiny...
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