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Whose idea was it for Western ambassadors to launch a tirade against Turkey?

It seems that, as Turkey’s elections calendar draws closer and closer, more often than not we will remember U.S. President Joe Biden’s words to...

North Korea accuses UN security council of double standards over missile tests

Top official says council ignores US weapons tests, after it met over Pyongyang’s anti-aircraft missile launch North Korea has accused the United Nations security council of applying...

Bush-Era War Criminals Are Louder Than Ever

They’re narrative managing, writes Caitlin Johnstone, because history will remember them as wrong.  After the U.S. troop withdrawal established conclusively that the Afghan “government” with which they’d...

Creative Associates International (CAI): It’s Not Exactly the CIA, But Close Enough

While mercenary armies like Blackwater have at least been subject to inquiry, making the company’s name infamous around the world, Creative Associates International has...

Historians Should Teach History, Not Politicians

By training and academic specialization I’m a historian of Russia. Certainly not an expert on U.S. history. So many with more expertise may wish...

Is China hell-bent on destroying the global system like America believes?

Just like the Trump administration before it, Biden’s team is primarily focused on the geostrategic technology competition with China. The only difference between the...

Joe Manchin Can’t Have It Both Ways

If the right to vote is fundamental, then it cannot be subject to veto by partisans who benefit from disenfranchisement. Democrats did not like the...

American democracy is at risk from Trump and the Republicans. What can be done?

The Capitol attack was a warning: US democracy is at risk. To fix the system before the 2022 midterms, two steps have to be...

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Arbery’s Killers & the Logic of Slave Patrols

All three suspects have been found guilty on Wednesday. It is clear that racism infected every aspect of the...

Sudan’s Military Reinstates Ousted Civilian PM Hamdok, But Uncertainties Remain

Sudan’s ousted Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has been reinstated following last month’s coup when he was put under house...

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Arbery’s Killers & the Logic of Slave Patrols

All three suspects have been found guilty on Wednesday....

Sudan’s Military Reinstates Ousted Civilian PM Hamdok, But Uncertainties Remain

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