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Dangerous Crossroads in World History: Obama’s New Iran Sanctions: An Act of War 0

When the UN refused to agree to the severe sanctions that the U.S. wanted, Obama responded with typical Bush flair and went solo. The new U.S. sanctions against Iran — signed into law by Obama on July 1st — are

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Amnesty International: Fear for prisoners on death row in Iran 0

Amnesty International has made a new call to the Iranian authorities to immediately halt all executions and commute all death sentences as concern grows about two women and other prisoners who may be at imminent risk of execution.The organization is

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Executive Privilege

The removal of General Stanley McChrystal from command provided President Barack Obama with the perfect opportunity to review the entire Afghan war strategy and declare it a failure.  That he did not do so means that the war now belongs

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Why Afghanistan’s Poppies Aren’t the Problem 0

For years, there has been much discussion about the best strategy to rid Afghanistan of its poppies. Eradication, says Bush. Interdiction and alternative livelihoods, retorts Obama. Licensing and production for medicinal purposes, suggested the Senlis Council. The issues have been

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Sticking the public with the bill for the bankers’ crisis

How else can we interpret the G20 communiqué that includes not even a measly tax on financial transactions?

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ANOTHER EUROPE IS NECESSARY

What are the Main Axes – Themes OF ESF 2010 Below you can find the list of the Axes of European Social Forum 2010 – Istanbul

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Malalai Joya: “Zapatero debería retirar las tropas de Afganistán”

Malalai Joya en Madrid el pasado jueves Cuando en 1880 el Imperio británico quiso conquistar el dominio del territorio afgano, estalló la segunda guerra británico-afgana y surgió una resistencia armada local dispuesta a impedir el avance de los colonizadores. Uno

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Venezuela’s private retailers targeted as Hugo Chávez declares ‘economic war’ 0

Venezuela’s private retailers targeted as Hugo Chávez declares ‘economic war’As election looms, president blames rising food prices on ‘capitalist’ retailers while critics accuse him of scapegoatingRory Carroll in Caracas Subsidised markets that provide cheap staples, such as milk, rice, corn

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El golpe de Estado financiero contra el Estado Democrático y Social de Derecho en Europa: la distopía de la “Nueva Austeridad”

“Lejos de limitarse a retraer la economía, lo que persigue ahora el neoliberalismo es alterar la trayectoria en la que ha venido moviéndose la civilización occidental en los dos últimos siglos. Se trata nada menos que de hacer retroceder a

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Runaway Defense Spending Not Winning Any Wars 0

In Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq, the major places of military interest to the United States today (disregarding the hundreds of other places where American soldiers and agents or mercenaries have been dispatched to suppress one or another outbreak of ethnic,

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