Trump’s Iran Policy Embodies Imperial Overstretch

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by Sina Toossi In his seminal 1988 book The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers, renowned historian Paul Kennedy posits that dominant powers throughout history have succumbed to the same perennial affliction: imperial overstretch. Whether the British Empire or… Continue Reading  

America Alone

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by John Feffer Donald Trump is holding up the severed head of the Statue of Liberty. It’s a striking image for a magazine cover. But it’s not the front of the Nation or the ACLU newsletter. It’s this week’s issue… Continue Reading  

EU Realignment on Saudi Arabia and Iran?

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by Eldar Mamedov In a rare move, the European Parliament (EP) recently adopted a strongly worded resolution condemning human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia by a vote of 460 to 153. The focus of the resolution was Raif Badawi, a… Continue Reading