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Third Strike in the Middle East?

The Washington Post had an op-ed this morning — Our new Saddam Hussein — that got me to thinking about our insistence on repeating the…

Next year in Tehran?

As President Obama faced the looming re-election campaign in the spring of 2012, he issued a stern challenge to those critics of his approach to…

The Kurdistan situation, part I: History

While I’ve spent the last couple days writing about events in Spain, it’s important to remember the other major separatist/independence news story: Kurdistan. So, while…

Never Forget. 2003 State of the Union.

We must never forget that a President exploited the tragedy of 9/11 to spread fear, lies and war in his State of the Union address. Remembering…

Oligarchical Militocracy

When we don’t vote for war, and our wars are both economic and militaristic what else fits? We still have a sort of democracy, where…