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Though Western leaders now lionize Nelson Mandela, the only leaders who stood up for his struggle when it counted were those most demonized by the West.
With support from Moscow, Washington, and the former imperial capitals no longer assured, armed groups in Africa now compete for riches in diamond mines, gold pits, oil wells, and rare earth deposits.
Starting on November 17, the British launched the single most intensive bombing attack on a city in World War II.
There's still no credible evidence that the NSA's massive digital surveillance has disrupted any terrorist plots.
So much for the “coalition of the willing.”
File under Even Bigger Threats Than Thought: drones to civilians, Morsi to Egyptians.
From the alternative energy that's not so alternative to victory for Iran.
The United States military is its own worst enemy, "witch" burning, healthcare overseas, and other assorted errata.
Gerald Scarfe's cartoon may not have been anti-Semitic, but running it on Holocaust Memorial Day only added fuel to the fire.
The trumpets of Scottish independence are sounding again in Scottish Parliament.