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U.S. Army Soldiers in Rashidiyah, Iraq, Oct. 6, 2007. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Russell Bassett) Views
The U.S. Military Should Take the Iraqi Parliament’s Advice and Leave
The on-going presence of American troops in the region does not enhance U.S. or regional security; it makes Americans more vulnerable to attack and further mired in endless wars in the region.
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If the United States goes to war with Iran, you are unlikely to hear the word “oil” uttered by top Trump administration officials, but make no mistake: that three-letter word lies at the root of the present crisis, not to speak of the world’s long-term fate. (Photo: Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images) Views
O-I-L: The Missing Three-Letter Word in the Iran Crisis
The fossil fuel's enduring sway in U.S. policy in the Middle East
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In the wake of September 11th, Biden stood as a leading Democratic voice on foreign policy, chairing the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Views
Joe Biden Didn’t Just Vote for the Iraq Invasion—He Helped Lead the March to War
Biden may run from it today, but he played a critical role in ensuring America’s involvement in the most disastrous foreign policy venture of the 21st century. Here’s how.
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We’re everywhere, remarkably well funded and well armed and ready to face off against the aggressors and provocateurs of this planet. (Photo: Scott Nelson/Getty Images) Views
We’re Not the Good Guys
Why is American aggression missing in action?
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Iraqi President: US Has No Right to Use Iraq as 'Staging Post' for Attack on Iran
"There is no military solution to this problem."
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Rather than punish Iran, the United States should immediately return to the Iran nuclear agreement and support proposals regularly advanced at the Nuclear Non-Proliferation treaty conferences for a Nuclear Weapon Free Zone in the Middle East. (Graphic: NIAC/Twitter) Views
An Honorable Course in Iran: End Sanctions, Resume Dialogue
The greatest outlier in terms of possessing nuclear weapons is the U.S.
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In 1953, the U.S.—with the UK—overthrew the democratically elected government of Mohammed Mossadeq and over the course of the next two decades provided full support to the unpopular government of the shah of Iran. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
The Hybrid War Against Iran
Sanctions, the information war, and the American sabotage
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If the purpose of Trump’s speech was to make his listeners feel good, he delivered. Yet in doing so, he also relieved them of any responsibility for thinking too deeply about the event being commemorated. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Views
The Fake News of D-Day and the Art of Shaping Memory
Knowing whom to remember and how to forget
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 Any statement of any kind coming out of a Republican's mouth should be viewed with extreme suspicion. (Photo: Illustrated | Hulton Archive/Getty Images, MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) Views
The Trump Regime Wants Another Pointless War
Unless some real mass pressure is mounted against it, there is a good chance Trump will launch the U.S. into another pointless, disastrous war
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On the eve of renewed sanctions by Washington, an Iranian protester holds a burning picture of President Donald Trump outside the former US embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran on November 4, 2018. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images) Views
U.S. Sanctions: Economic Sabotage That Is Deadly, Illegal, and Ineffective
Whether in Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea or one of the 20 countries under the boot of U.S. sanctions, the Trump administration is using its economic weight to try to exact regime change or major policy changes in countries around the globe
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