The Collapse of Europe?

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by John Feffer Europe won the Cold War. Not long after the Berlin Wall fell a quarter of a century ago, the Soviet Union collapsed, the United States squandered its peace dividend in an attempt to maintain global dominance, and… Continue Reading  

Why Stabilizing Libya is so Hard

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by Wayne White As the violence in Libya grinds on and the two rival governments find little common ground, months of UN efforts to broker talks have been frustrated. Although both are insecure, the competing governments believe they have some… Continue Reading  

North Korea: Spyware vs. Spyware

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by John Feffer The cyberattack on Sony Pictures last month was a classic whodunit. The FBI, playing the role of Sherlock Holmes, visited the virtual crime scene, gathered up the evidence, and tried to piece together the motives of the… Continue Reading  

Analysts on Iran: Time to Move Beyond Sanctions

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by Derek Davison Arguing that sanctions have served their purpose, and that the promise of sanctions relief is key to securing Iran’s agreement to a comprehensive nuclear deal, three top foreign policy analysts were critical on Monday of congressional efforts… Continue Reading  

Let Nuclear Sanctions on Iran Serve Their Final Purpose

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by Peter Jenkins The kerfuffle over congressional moves to impose additional sanctions on Iran is obscuring a question that requires attention. Have the US and EU understood that the nuclear negotiations will not yield the non-proliferation measures that the US… Continue Reading