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Congressional Update on Iran Deal

Published on September 18th, 2015 | by

by the Arms Control Association The U.S. Congress failed to pass a resolution of disapproval that would block the Obama administration’s ability to implement its commitments under the July 14nuclear deal with Iran...

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The Russians Are Coming!

Published on September 15th, 2015 | by

by Graham E. Fuller Washington has been wrapped in confusion and indecision for years now in trying to sort out just what its real objectives are in Syria. Its obsessive, and ultimately failed goal of denying ...

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Our Base Nation

Published on September 15th, 2015 | by

by David Vine With the U.S. military having withdrawn many of its forces from Iraq and Afghanistan, most Americans would be forgiven for being unaware that hundreds of U.S. bases and hundreds of thousands of U.S. ...

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Ground Zero, New York City, N.Y. (Sept. 16, 2001) -- A lone fire engine at the crime scene in Manhattan where the World Trade Center collapsed following the Sept. 11 terrorist attack.  Surrounding buildings were heavily damaged by the debris and massive force of the falling twin towers.  Clean-up efforts are expected to continue for months.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Photographer's Mate Eric J. TIlford.  (RELEASED)

Mantra for 9/11

Published on September 12th, 2015 | by

by Tom Engelhardt Fourteen years later and do you even believe it? Did we actually live it? Are we still living it? And how improbable is that...

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Refugees and Responsibilities

Published on September 11th, 2015 | by

by Graham E. Fuller The picture last week of the little Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi dead on the beach in Turkey is one of those iconic pictures whose intense human face forces deeper reflection, especially upon ...

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