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‘I Could Live With That’: How the CIA Made Afghanistan Safe for the Opium Trade
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‘I Could Live With That’: How the CIA Made Afghanistan Safe for the Opium Trade
July 10, 2020

Prior to the Soviet invasion, Afghanistan barely registered as a topic of interest for the national press, surfacing in only a handful of annual newspaper stories.

Don’t Buy John Bolton’s Book. Borrow It and Don’t Have High Expectations From a Disgruntled White House Ferret
June 27, 2020

What Bolton’s book tells us about the man is that he is a craven, self-serving individual who is only really interested in promoting himself.

Don’t Buy John Bolton’s Book. Borrow It and Don’t Have High Expectations From a Disgruntled White House Ferret
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How the Saudis, the Qataris, and the Emiratis Took Washington
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How the Saudis, the Qataris, and the Emiratis Took Washington
June 11, 2020

Given the president’s unyielding support for the Saudis and Emiratis as especially lucrative customers for this country’s defense industry, the Qataris have clearly decided to crib the Saudi playbook.

Operating Outside the Rule of Law: Washington Pressures International Criminal Court
June 4, 2020

There is apparently no limit to what the United States and Israel can get away with without any consequences.

Operating Outside the Rule of Law: Washington Pressures International Criminal Court
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The Sword of Damocles Over Western Europe: Follow the Trail of Blood and Oil
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The Sword of Damocles Over Western Europe: Follow the Trail of Blood and Oil
June 3, 2020

Today’s ongoing sanctions against Iran cannot be understood in their full weight and international ramifications without this historical background.

How Barack Obama Destroyed Libya
June 2, 2020

Obama was wrong about what all that money would do. Rather than tamping down conflict, it fanned it.

How Barack Obama Destroyed Libya
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An Arrested Middle East – The ‘New Strategy for Securing the Realm’ Dissipates
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An Arrested Middle East – The ‘New Strategy for Securing the Realm’ Dissipates
June 1, 2020

The Middle East has little choice: It will be pushed to view the U.S. as its past, and to ‘Look East’ for its future, Alastair Crooke writes.

How Many Dead Yemenis Does It Take to Equal One Washington Post Contributor?
May 26, 2020

The War Nerd dissects reporting on Saudi Arabia to show how the corporate media cares more about a dead Washington Post columnist than a quarter of a million Yemenis killed in a Western-backed war.

How Many Dead Yemenis Does It Take to Equal One Washington Post Contributor?
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