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Trump, Counter-Trump: Global Responses

Published on February 23rd, 2017 | by John Feffer

by John Feffer Let’s hope that Donald Trump is the political version of syrup of ipecac. The American system has been sick to its stomach for some time. Then along comes Donald Trump, America swallows him ... Read More


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Mission Unaccomplished, 15 Years Later

Published on February 22nd, 2017 | by Guest

by Danny Sjursen  The United States has already lost — its war for the Middle East, that is. Having taken my own crack at combat soldiering in both Iraq and Afghanistan, that couldn’t be clearer to ... Read More


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The United States of Permanent War

Published on February 22nd, 2017 | by Guest

by Edward Hunt As the foreign policy establishment continues to grapple with the consequences of Trump’s election, U.S. officials can still agree on one thing. The United States is a nation that is waging a permanent ... Read More


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Israeli Occupation Is Poisoning America’s Democracy

Published on February 22nd, 2017 | by Lara Friedman

by Lara Friedman As Americans come out in huge numbers to challenge the illiberal policies of President Donald J. Trump, they should be mindful of developments in and emanating from another increasingly illiberal democracy: Israel. In ... Read More


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Trump is Right on Palestine

Published on February 21st, 2017 | by Guest

by Graham E. Fuller  Just because Trump said it doesn’t mean it has to be wrong. During the visit of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to Washington, President Trump publicly stated he is not necessarily wedded to ... Read More


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Vitaly Churkin: The Consummate Professional

Published on February 21st, 2017 | by Robert E. Hunter

by Robert E. Hunter The death at age 64 of the Russian ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, calls for a moment of reflection about the course Russia has taken since the Soviet Union’s collapse. ... Read More


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The Promise and Peril of H.R. McMaster

Published on February 21st, 2017 | by Guest

by William Hartung President Trump’s choice of H.R. McMaster to replace Michael Flynn as his national security advisor has elicited glowing words and sighs of relief among experienced foreign policy hands and mainstream journalists alike, and ... Read More


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