Posts Tagged: U.S. military aid
Call it blowback: How one Salvadoran union organizer survived torture by U.S.-backed security forces and took his activism north of the border.
In his speech to U.S. lawmakers, the "People's pope" condemned the arms trade, war profiteering, and even the war on terror itself.
An investigation into who authorized the U.S. military and intelligence agencies to equip, train, and assist the Guatemalan army in its war crimes should follow its president's trial for corruption.
Otto Pérez Molina started his rise to power during a U.S.-backed dirty war. The uprising against impunity that brought him down has been waiting in the wings ever since.
Hillary Clinton just laid out a hawkish foreign policy vision in a major speech. How do her views stack up against those of Bernie Sanders, her challenger from the left?
There may be a responsible way to fight the Islamic State, but the U.S. will have to leave its boots in the closet and the drones in the hangar.
Once a refuge, Mexico City has become a hunting ground where journalists end up reporting on the assassinations of their colleagues — and wondering who will be next.
While the international community propped up kleptocratic generals, South Sudan's social entrepreneurs took matters into their own hands. The future of the country belongs to them.
If he wants to save his legacy on Africa, Barack Obama will have to be more than a shill for U.S. security firms and corporations.
Many Russians and Americans would rather see their governments helping other countries than hurting them. That means facing some hard truths.