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The Nation's Robert Dreyfuss has been a little too optimistic about the imminence of defense cuts.
The Republicans are scared of the world, and this drives their anti-government mania.
If the U.S. and Latin American governments don't respond to outraged reactions to the Drug War, they may have another war on their hands -- with their own enraged citizens.
American officials and media found any number of reasons to scoff at the famous Johns Hopkins study that revealed 650,000 dead Iraqi citizens as of 2006.
In this excerpt from a new book of narratives about men and women needlessly swept up in the War on Terror, the FBI inadvertently reveals the scope of its surveillance.
The new face of state violence is the drone moving silently through the slum.
A growing number of people around the world believe that China will eventually surpass the United States as the world's premier superpower, if it hasn't already, according to the latest survey of 22 countries released here Thursday by the Pew Global Attitudes Project.
And here's the saddest thing: the Bush administration's most extreme ideas when it comes to Global War On Terror are now the humdrum norm of Obama administration policies -- and hardly anyone thinks it's worth a comment.
What makes Iran's nuclear program controversial is Iran's political identity as a state or who Iran is or what it stands for.
Increase in defense spending a symptom, in part, of bad economy.