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Iran and the Collision between Trump and Reality

Published on July 20th, 2017 | by Paul Pillar

by Paul R. Pillar Donald Trump’s disdain for the truth does not prevent reality from repeatedly bumping up against his policies, the most consistent theme of which has been to try to destroy his predecessor’s accomplishments. ... Read More


Afghanistan

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Why Feinberg and Prince Are Offensive

Published on July 20th, 2017 | by David Isenberg

by David Isenberg According to a July 10 New York Times article, Steve Bannon has relied on advice from Erik Prince, co-founder of storied private security firm Blackwater, and Stephen A. Feinberg, a private equity billionaire ... Read More


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Killing Civilians in Iraq and Syria

Published on July 19th, 2017 | by Guest

by Edward Hunt The ongoing effort of the United States to eradicate the Islamic State by aggressively launching airstrikes against targets that include non-combatants is causing significant harm to civilians in Iraq and Syria. Estimates of ... Read More


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The Qatar Crisis: Asserting US Interests

Published on July 19th, 2017 | by Robert E. Hunter

by Robert E. Hunter After six months, the Trump administration is facing its first major diplomatic challenge: the blockade of the Persian Gulf state of Qatar by four other regional countries, led by Saudi Arabia. This ... Read More


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Bahrain’s Assault on Free Press

Published on July 19th, 2017 | by Emile Nakhleh

by Emile Nakhleh The Bahraini government’s decision on June 4 to shutter al-Wasat indefinitely yet again underscores the regime’s on-going assault on the freedom of expression and independent media. The information ministry claimed in its statement ... Read More


US Foreign Policy

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A Fairy Tale from 2050

Published on July 18th, 2017 | by John Feffer

by John Feffer Once upon a time, long, long ago, I testified before the great assembly of our land. When I describe this event to children today, it really does sound to them like a fairy ... Read More


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