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Can we close the Futenma U.S. Marine Base in Japan Without Constructing Additional Marine Bases in Okinawa?
The term "U.S. assets" is a little too open to interpretation.
Instead of firing teachers, closing libraries and senior centers, and cutting bus routes, let's put the Pentagon on a diet.
Just like anything else, with national-security strategy nature abhors a vacuum.
Mike Daisey's appearance on "This American Life" has made it impossible to ignore Apple's labor abuses.
The Project for Government Oversight has written a letter to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta reminding him that it's U.S. taxpayers who pay for nuclear weapons in Europe.
Bahrain's Interior Ministry has hired the heavy-handed former police chief of Philadelphia and Miami.
The Israeli right's assault on democracy could remove the obstacles to an attack on Iran.
The United States is going ahead with an arms sale to Bahrain despite Congressional opposition and criticism from human rights observers.
TomDispatch tries to get us to see things from Iran's point of view.