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The US Role in the Gaza Tragedy
There is much blame to go around regarding the tragic turn of events in the Gaza Strip. While Hamas is the most immediate culprit, responsibility also rests with Fatah, Israel - and the United States. The seizure of power in the tiny coastal territory by Hamas militants after bitter factional...
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An Olympic Disgrace
The Olympics are always big business, and the next summer's Games in Beijing may well be the most profitable in history. Much of the money is made through licensing; sale of Beijing Games mascots alone is expected to bring in profits of more than $300 million. But the workers making clothing and...
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The Trial of Saddam Hussein We Never Saw
On June 24th in Baghdad the Special Iraqi Tribunal is due to hand down a verdict against several of Saddam Hussein's officials charged with the slaughter of some 180,000 Kurds during the Al Anfal campaign in 1988. The tribunal was established to prosecute those guilty of crimes against humanity...
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Dysfunctional Debate, Dysfunctional Policies
The tragedy of Washington's narrow to the point of dysfunctional "debate" about the Middle East is that few American political players are willing to comment in a serious manner about the fact that George Bush's mishandling of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians has done more than money...
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The Pentagon v. Peak Oil
How Wars of the Future May Be Fought Just to Run the Machines That Fight Them
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In Venezuela, Reality TV
CARACAS-On Sunday night, May 27, at 11:59, the big switch took place. RCTV broadcast the National Hymn of Venezuela, sung by faces as pale as those you would find in any country, but this one a country Alejo Carpentier called the telluric compendium of the Americas. One second later, the insignia...
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Withdrawal Won't Happen
The US plans permanent military bases in Iraq, confirming to many that it really was all about oil
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Left Turn: The Political Pendulum Swings Back
America's experiment with neofascism is coming to an end. He came to office in a coup d'etat and consolidated power after 9/11. George W. Bush may be our worst president in history--certainly in recent times--but he is also one of the most important. Imposing his sweeping vision on everything from...
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Could al Qaeda Attack Trigger War With Iran?
WASHINGTON - Following revelations of a George W. Bush administration policy to hold Iran responsible for any al Qaeda attack on the U.S. that could be portrayed as planned on Iranian soil, former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinksi warned last week that Washington might use such an...
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How The Ruling Class Thwarts Democracy
With the 2008-presidential-election cycle already in full swing, it seems a good time to revisit a perennial question in our country's political life, namely, "Who really rules America?" So many of us Americans, for so long now, seem to feel as though we no longer have a government "of and by the...
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