Stripping Away Local Governmen...

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[Translate] Wayne MAsER | Strategicculture.com Fascists love strong central government control. On the other hand, local autonomy...

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America’s Phony Middle E...

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[Translate] World While we meddle overseas, our homeland crumbles. By William Astore / TomDispatch United States paratroopers...

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Trump Is Really Trying to Set ...

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[Translate] The Right Wing And the whole world burns. By Rebecca Gordon / TomDispatch Photo Credit: By Vadim Sadovski /...

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Attention: Saudi Prince in a H...

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[Translate] Thomas L. Friedman    nytimes Photo Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right, in 2016. Credit Fayez Nureldine/Agence...

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Despite Our ‘Patriotic&#...

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[Translate] World The U.S. is in many ways little more than an air force, military trainer, and weapons depot for assorted Sunni...

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Trump Trauma — The Mess ...

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[Translate]   Public intellectual and foundation executive Colin Greer reminds us that George W. Bush created intense trauma for...

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The World’s Largest Huma...

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[Translate]   The United States is fueling a conflict that has resulted in war crimes and famine. By Vijay Prashad / AlterNet Air...

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Living in the Rubble: A Short ...

Jul 20, 2017 by

[Translate] By Tom Engelhardt / TomDispatch    VIA TRUTHDIG.ORG   Western Mosul, Iraq, after days of heavy fighting in late March....

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A Good Story About Israelis an...

Jul 14, 2017 by

[Translate] By SETH M. SIEGEL   NYTIMES.COM Photo Jason Greenblatt, center, President Trump’s envoy to the Middle East, announcing an...

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A PALESTINIAN NOVEL UNEARTHS D...

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[Translate] By JOUMANA HADDAD   NYTIMES We are a people of dirty secrets hiding beneath a veil of fake morality. That’s the first...

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TRUMP APPOINTEE IS A SAUDI GOV...

Jun 22, 2017 by

[Translate] President Donald Trump talks with Saudi King Salman as they pose for photos with leaders at the Arab Islamic American...

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AMERICA WILL REGRET HELPING SA...

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[Translate]   Medea Benjamin   THEGUARDIAN.COM Selling weapons to Saudi Arabia has consequences. The intense anti-US sentiment in...

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WE CAN’T FIGHT CLIMATE C...

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[Translate] TRUTHDIG   By Chris Hedges   The sun sets at Juliette, Ga., behind the coal-fired facility known as Plant Scherer, one of...

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WHY SAUDI EXTREMISM IS AN ARGU...

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[Translate] By Juan Cole / Informed Comment  TRUTHDIG.COM Saudi Arabia has gotten too big for its britches, and the oil-producing...

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How U.S. Military Bases Back D...

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[Translate] World The U.S. has military bases in at least 45 less-than-democratic countries. By David Vine / TomDispatch   VIA...

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THE DEPRESSING REALITY OF MOSU...

May 16, 2017 by

The world loses as destruction and mayhem know no bounds.

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IN YEMEN, 7 MILLION PEOPLE HOV...

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[Translate] KATHY KELLY FOR BUZZFLASH (Photo: A bombed-out home in Yemen. Creative Commons )The ruins carpeted the city market,...

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CLIMATE CHANGE AS GENOCIDE

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Not since World War II have more human beings been at risk…

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How to Lose the Next War in th...

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[Translate] World By Danny Sjursen / TomDispatch   VIA ALTERNET Photo Credit: Flickr, The US Army Make no mistake: after 15 years of...

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PRESIDENT TRUMP’S REAL-W...

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[Translate]   Thomas L. Friedman NYTIMES Photo The United States has refused to intervene in Syria, where President Bashar al-Assad...

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TRUMP IN THE MIDDLE EAST: THE ...

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[Translate] Ahmed Rashid   nybooks.com Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images The rubble of a home destroyed by reported coalition...

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WHAT WAR ARE WE BUYING WITH AN...

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[Translate] With a proposed military budget increase of $58 billion, the President promises to “straighten out” the...

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GLOBAL ARMS TRADE HITS HIGHEST...

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[Translate]         by Ivana Kottasova  CNN MONEY Your video will play in 00:19 The spike was fueled by conflicts in the Middle East,...

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SYRIAN OPPOSITION LEFT WITH NO...

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[Translate]   US president-elect likely to endorse Russia’s policy of bombing rebels to the negotiating table Syrian pro-government...

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THE U.S. JUST BOMBED YEMEN, AN...

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[Translate] The US just bombed Yemen, and no one’s talking about it Moustafa Bayoumi   THE GUARDIAN.COM We need answers from...

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ALEPPO AIRSTRIKES: UN SAYS TWO...

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[Translate] NBC News Aleppo’s Children by Alastair Jamieson News Aleppo’s Children by Alastair Jamieson A wave of intense...

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Doubts, concerns greet Syria c...

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[Translate] Middle East The U.S. and Russia reached a deal on Syria’s cease-fire. Here’s how it happened. Play Video1:07...

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Noam Chomsky: How Obama Has Us...

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[Translate] Grayzone Project Chomsky and Emran Feroz talk Obama’s political legacy in the Middle East, the deal with Iran and...

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ISLAMIC STATE’S AMBITION...

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[Translate] Politics THE WASHINGTON POST A man lights a candle on flowers he placed near the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka,...

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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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