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Reese Erlich

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Reese Erlich is a freelance reporter and book author specializing in international news. His latest book is Inside Syria. He is a regular contributor to The ProgressiveFollow him on Twitter @ReeseErlich and visit his website to learn more.

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We’ll see if anything significant about Syria comes out of the Putin-Trump summit. But don’t hold your breath. more

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Democratic and Republican hawks in Washington are already trying to make sure there’s no meaningful peace accord. And history is on their side. After all, that’s what happened with every previous peace effort. more

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Why would young people risk their lives to protest the occupation? Let's take a look at some of the underlying political issues. more

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Trump’s actions have rallied Iranians around their government. more

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The actress’s decision was a surprise to many, and underlines a growing resistance to Israel’s rightwing policies. more

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Since the early days of the Syrian uprising, the left and progressives around the world have sharply debated how to respond. more

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Recent attacks on Syria were a swing and a miss for Donald Trump... more

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President Donald Trump has managed to piss off just about everyone in that nation. more

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Protests against the government in Iran reflect a wide range of views. But about Trump, Iranians appear unified. more

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More Senators are asking why the U.S. supports a terrible war in the Middle East. more

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Australia’s stringent gun control laws aren’t likely to be adopted in the U.S. anytime soon. But we can learn something from their political organizing. more

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

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“I am sure lots of visitors to Cuba have dizziness, headaches, etc., but we don't hear about it because they don't work in the Embassy.” more

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December's spontaneous protests among young, working-class Iranians reflect the similar tensions over wealth inequality that plague the U.S. But that hasn't stopped Donald Trump from using the protests to justify his aggressive policies. more

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REESE ERLICH

Trump would have the world believe that Venezuela represents a battle between democracy and dictatorship. But the reality is far more complicated. more

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Here are a few examples of how mainstream media distort the news. more

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Unless foreign powers withdraw, Syria is in danger of being permanently partitioned along lines dictated by outside powers. more

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“The Kurds aren’t worth it. That’s the bottom line.” more

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“We are fighting for a democratic process for the entire Middle East.” more

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Now that the United States and Iran have agreed on a nuclear accord, Iranians have high hopes for improving the economy. more

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