358 results found for "Syria"

July 27

By 07/27/2016

10,000 March on Philadelphia to Demand Climate Justice, The Third Party Election?, ISIS Attack on Kurds Deadliest in Years, and More Picks

Is the Fall of Kirkuk Iran’s Answer to Trump?

By 10/16/2017

In a lightning advance, Iraqi forces captured the oil-rich city of Kirkuk from Kurdish forces on Monday, sending thousands of civilians fleeing.   The fighting between two US-trained and -equipped forces that have been central to the war against the Islamic State was a slap in the face to US foreign policy.   US-supplied Iraqi […]

The Post-Election Project: The Establishment Pillories Susan Rice

By 12/11/2012

A campaign to make sure Susan Rice does not become the next Secretary of State tells us a lot about how things really work—in foreign policy, in the establishment, and in the media. ### NEWS FLASH ###, December 13: Susan Rice withdraws name from consideration—this article provides relevant background.

Council of Europe Downgrades Turkey as Erdogan Bombs Kurds

By 04/25/2017

The Council of Europe watchdog voted to put Turkey on a human rights monitoring list on Tuesday amid widespread claims of fraud in a controversial referendum that gave President Recep Tayyip Erdogan authoritarian powers.   The amendments to the Turkish constitution that passed by a narrow margin of just under 3 percent “do not comply […]

The Big Sneeze: Climate Change to Ramp Up Pollen Season

By 03/16/2022

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