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War And Peace

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Reese Erlich

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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The thirty-seven-year-old Iowa-raised Foster often plays outsiders and marginalized characters. His most recent film, he says, reminds us there are good people, even in scary times. more

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Ken Kistler

Dying empires often plunge into costly, disastrous military misadventures. They also tend toward political extremism as the painful loss of dominance demoralizes the citizenry. Sound familiar? more

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Afghans could be forgiven for feeling paralyzed and defeated by controlling elites who ignore their most basic human needs. Yet every day, Afghan communities reject continued war and call for peace. more

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“I wanted to write a basic book because most Americans know so little about Iran.” more

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Gage Skidmore/Geralt/Mrill Ingram

The National Security Advisor made sure talks with North Korea fell apart before they even happened. more

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Reese Erlich

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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Gage Skidmore

A new benchmark for hypocritical, arrogant, and entitled demands by the United States on foreign governments. more

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On the 70th anniversary of the Nakba—commemorating when 750,000 Palestinian Arabs were expelled from their homes in 1948—it’s time to put to rest the tired canard that the greatest obstacle to peace is Palestinian violence. more

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After years of dormancy, there have been surprising stirrings in the nuclear disarmament field. more

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Michael Büker

Over the past twenty-five years, there has been remarkable headway in bringing to justice people accused of mass slaughter, rape as a weapon of war, and crimes against humanity. more

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Freedom House

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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Syria is the most documented conflict in history. So what do we know? more

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The column referenced an article by journalist Robert Fisk, whose findings are at odds with many reporters. more

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USAF / Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.

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

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What happens if Trump says “Disarm” and Kim says “No”? more

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The Digital Artist/Pixabay

“Fear is a terribly important human emotion. It’s the appropriate response to real danger.” more

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“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.” more

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Norman Stockwell

“It is important to honor the soldiers who said ‘No’ and show young people around the world that even against the greatest odds, your resistance can win.” more

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