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Erika Wittlieb

How did the United States get into what may become yet another Mideast quagmire? more

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Roman Harak

We may think of empathy in terms of personal relationships. But it's also a sophisticated diplomatic tool. more

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100 years after one of the least-known and saddest chapters in American history, families of executed black soldiers have petitioned Trump for justice. more

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U.S. Army photo by Christopher Klutts

The number of U.S. troops in Africa has been steadily on the rise. What exactly are they doing there? more

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Mark Heard

For McCoy, the Trump presidency is a clear indicator of the fall of the U.S. from global dominance, but the causes lie deeper. more

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JEFF ABBOTT

As a result of Trump's the politics, there are fewer migrants heading north through Mexico, but greater violence against them. more

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Trump called on the nations of the world to renew their patriotic fervor, as if recognizing the interdependency of the world’s peoples were the biggest problem we face. more

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Ann Coulter, Milo Yiannopoulos and white nationalist-types are heading to places like Berkeley because they know they’ll draw packs of scary looking Antifa to run around with their sticks. more

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Oregon Department of Transportation

Police as an occupying force are ineffective and unsafe more

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White House/Pete Souza

Long isolated, left-leaning members of the military community have begun organizing more

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Why is the oil industry spending hundreds of thousands against a tiny ecosystem hero? more

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Praxis Films

The image of Assange that emerges in "Risk" is complex, contradictory, controversial, and often troubling—and he may have severed ties with Poitras as a result. more

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D. Myles Cullen

It has been drilled into our heads that North Korea poses a clear and chronic danger. Meanwhile, instability in Korea lines the pockets of those who profit from the business of war, and our media fails to report on North Korea’s overtures to the U.S. more

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It’s so frustrating to be a not-very-super superpower. It seems that Tomahawk missiles are what you fire when you just have to do something but nothing you do works. more

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Paul Keller

With no direct threat to the national security of the United States and with no Congressional authorization, such use of force was illegal. more

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Syrian Civil Defense

For the first time since the beginning of the war, the regime has suffered consequences for its crimes. Survivors of Tuesday’s massacre and residents of Khan Sheikhoun welcomed the strikes. more

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John Englart

Claiming that the BDS movement is “anti-Semitic,” the Trump Administration and state legislatures are moving to punish those protesting the Israeli occupation of Palestine. more

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To understand the magnitude of Donald Trump’s distorted priorities, we compared Pentagon spending with domestic programs he wants to cut. Pentagon "waste” alone dwarfs all other agency spending. Take a look. more

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JWPhotowerks

Calling our military “gutted” and “depleted,” the Donald has created a mental image in America’s mind of skinny Mac getting sand kicked in his face. Once again, reality and Trump are not in the same area code. more

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United States Army Military History Institute

It’s easier, more “nationalistic,” and ultimately horrifying for progressives and others with an interest in peace to be harping on the Russian angle. more

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