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By making crucial mistakes, the winners of World War I not only paved the way for Hitler to emerge in Europe, but their actions in the Middle East also gave birth to the movement we now know as Islamist terrorism.
Oil refineries face climate-related flooding, Snowden blamed for Paris attacks, Paris terror suspect was monitored long before attacks, and more Picks.
Obama accidentally airs an incautious private remark. Romney accuses Obama of a hidden agenda when it comes to (at least) foreign policy, and gets himself in a bit of hot water. What’s the back story to this squabble over open-air diplomacy, and is Russia really America’s Real “Number One Foe”? Here’s a look at the power politics behind the gaffes.
NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy New FBI Tactic Hints at Big DC Cover-up of Saudi 9/11 Funding by Russ Baker The FBI is disowning an explosive internal report—which ties the 9/11 hijackers to some highly connected Saudis. Just what is going on here? Russ Baker looks at the Deep Politics in play as Cover-up Central goes […]
Pentagon’s Never-Ending War ; South Africa Labels Israel Apartheid State ..and More Picks 1/26
The US has dropped out of the list of the world’s 20 least corrupt countries.
Why the US withdrawal does not mean peace for Iraq….here’s the historical context
The Trump administration’s decision to block extending the temporary immigration status of hundreds of thousands of people living in the US threatens to turn lives upside down. The final decision on whether the administration’s orders stand is currently being fought in the courts and Congress.
The stories we’re hearing that supposedly “justify” the Libyan bombing are getting even more convoluted. Even Congress can’t figure it out. And the media keep on “disinforming” us.
President Donald Trump loves the world’s strongmen for their power, preeminence, and the deference that surrounds them. They love him for his spin.
Scientists Turn Desert Air into Water ; A Look into Ancient ‘Deep Politics’ …and More Picks for 4/17
Images from Ferguson, Missouri, underline disturbing parallels between unrest in the US, the Middle East or elsewhere in a world where attitudes toward “people power” depend on who the people are and who is in power.