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U.S. Backs al-Qaeda in Yemen While Dubbing Its Houthi Enemies ‘Terrorists’
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U.S. Backs al-Qaeda in Yemen While Dubbing Its Houthi Enemies ‘Terrorists’
January 13, 2021

The US State Department designated Yemen’s Houthi movement — the most effective force in fighting al-Qaeda — as a “terrorist” organization. Meanwhile Washington and Saudi Arabia have supported al-Qaeda.

Did UK’s Secret Libya Policy Contribute to Manchester Terror?
January 1, 2021

Four days after the terrorist atrocity at the Manchester Arena on 22 May 2017, which killed 22 people, Jeremy Corbyn made the bravest speech of his career. The then Labour leader went much further than the pro forma condemnations of terrorist barbarity customary in the wake of such attacks. 

Did UK’s Secret Libya Policy Contribute to Manchester Terror?
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Terrorism: A Menace From the Right-Wing and Allied Fundamentalists
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Terrorism: A Menace From the Right-Wing and Allied Fundamentalists
December 31, 2020

Financiers of the extreme right, including hedge fund tycoon Robert Mercer and his daughter, Rebekah Mercer, as well as Trump adviser Steve Bannon, should have their activities and finances thoroughly investigated, Wayne Madsen writes.

It’s Almost Twenty Years Since 9/11. Can We Finally Stop Marching to Disaster?
December 20, 2020

Perhaps the horrors of 2020 — the fires and hurricanes, Trump’s vicious attacks on democracy, the death, sickness, and economic dislocation caused by Covid-19 — can force a real conversation about national security in 2021.

It’s Almost Twenty Years Since 9/11. Can We Finally Stop Marching to Disaster?
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Will Biden’s America Stop Creating Terrorists?
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Will Biden’s America Stop Creating Terrorists?
December 15, 2020

We have real problems to deal with in this century – existential problems that can only be solved by genuine international cooperation. We can no longer afford to sacrifice our future on the altar of the Global War on Terror, a New Cold War, Pax Americana or other imperialist fantasies.

Trump’s Ploy in Somalia Could Lead to a Civil War Which Would End Any Hopes of Qatar Deal
December 9, 2020

Just as Bill Clinton had to make his toughest foreign policy decision almost immediately entering the Oval Office, so too will Joe Biden.

Trump’s Ploy in Somalia Could Lead to a Civil War Which Would End Any Hopes of Qatar Deal
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Gangsterism as Foreign Policy: Assassinations Are Becoming the New Norm
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Gangsterism as Foreign Policy: Assassinations Are Becoming the New Norm
December 8, 2020

Iranian enthusiasm for the 2015 agreement has also ebbed since they discovered that it did not in practice end economic sanctions. They have since found that these can to some degree be circumvented by secretly selling oil at a discounted price.

After Trump Leaves, U.S. and Israeli Aggression Against Iran Remains
December 6, 2020

After Israel’s assassination of an Iranian nuclear scientist, former UN Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter debunks the myths about Iran’s nuclear program and discusses the next phase of the US and Israeli campaign against Iran under Biden.

After Trump Leaves, U.S. and Israeli Aggression Against Iran Remains
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