Trump, the Islamic State, and the Cliche of Civilizations

by John Feffer I was listening to a German parliamentarian the other night. She was making some anodyne comments about transatlantic friendship and the importance of culture. And then she veered off to mention the recent attacks in Paris and… Continue Reading  

Neocons Take Flight Over Syria

by Jim Lobe via IPS News In an echo of the tactics they used to promote U.S. intervention in the Balkans, Iraq and Libya, a familiar clutch of neo-conservatives published a letter Tuesday urging President Barack Obama to go far… Continue Reading