WE LIVE IN AN AGE OF DISINTEGR...

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[Translate]   By Patrick Cockburn / TomDispatch  VIA TRUTHDIG dynamosquito / CC BY-SA 2.0 This piece first appeared at TomDIspatch....

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THE MORAL CHALLENGE OF THIS CE...

Mar 19, 2016 by

[Translate] NYTIMES – NICHOLAS KRISTOFIn the summer of 2014, the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) conducted a violent...

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DESPITE ATROCITIES, U.S. APPRO...

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[Translate] By Sarah Lazare / Common Dreams   VIA TRUTHDIG     President Obama and King Salman meet in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in...

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VIDEO: RUSSIAN AIRSTRIKES IN S...

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[Translate]   President Obama commented Friday that Russia’s bombing campaign in Syria is driving moderate opposition underground and...

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U.S. IS FINALIZING A $1 BILLIO...

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[Translate] TRUTHDIG     President Obama and King Salman meet in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in January. (Carolyn Kaster / AP) WASHINGTON —...

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DEAR ISIS, WE NEED TO TALK

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[Translate] By Fredrik Elisson and Janine di Giovanni  NEWSWEEK Iraqi soldiers take direction from American trainers during an...

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JIHADIST ATTACKS TAKE PLACE ON...

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[Translate]     Tunisian police officers are stationed in the lobby of a hotel where a terrorist attack took place in the coastal...

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How fossil fuel burning nearly...

May 27, 2015 by

[Translate]  George Monbiot   THE GUARDIAN New evidence shows that catastrophic climate change probably destroyed 96% of species at...

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ISIS: Making sense of the spec...

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[Translate] Experts explain how botched American policies helped create a movement that revolutionized Islamist extremism Laura...

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Human-Caused Warming Helped Tr...

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[Translate] by Joe Romm   CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock A new study finds that human-caused climate change was a major...

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America’s next Iraq disaster: ...

Feb 27, 2015 by

[Translate] ISIS poses no significant threat to the American people. So why are calls for troops on the ground increasing? Elias...

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Hightower: Obama sinks America...

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[Translate] Written by Jim Hightower Should we be any less enraged because a Democrat is leading this fool’s errand? Egged on...

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White House Islamic State Stra...

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[Translate] By William Pfaff   TRUTHOUT White House/Pete Souza Last Sunday, President Barack Obama’s National Security Advisor Susan...

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A New Nuclear Arms Race: Why P...

Oct 6, 2014 by

[Translate]   By Scott Tucker  TRUTHDIG   First-term throwback: President Obama pauses during a visit to the Israeli city of Sderot...

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Full Show: America’s New War i...

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[Translate] September 26, 2014  MOYERS.COM Two experts on American foreign policy talk to Bill about our deepening engagement in the...

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Obama Previews U.S. Response t...

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[Translate] Posted on Sep 7, 2014 BBC On Sunday, as the U.S. military announced that it had initiated airstrikes targeting ISIS in...

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U.S. Public Worried About ISIL...

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[Translate] Posted on Aug 30, 2014 By Juan Cole   TRUTHDIG Shutterstock This post originally ran on Juan Cole’s Web page. In a new...

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ISIS to U.S.: We’ll Drown You ...

Aug 20, 2014 by

[Translate] Juan Cole Posted on Aug 20, 2014 By Juan Cole   TRUTHDIG     A portrait of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi....

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Why Is Obama Bombing Iraq, Rea...

Aug 9, 2014 by

[Translate] By Juan Cole  TRUTHDIG Shutterstock This post originally ran on Juan Cole’s Web page. Al-Zaman reports that a U.S. drone...

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