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When Will the Dirty Wars End?
June 12, 2013 - Jeremy Scahill's 'Dirty Wars' conveys the sinister, unaccountable, and deadly power concentrated in the halls of Washington that now threatens the planet. By Steve Fake, published in The Guatemala Times and Antiwar.com and GOD Help Us All
For Bradley Manning, Solitary Confinement a Cruel, But All Too Usual, Punishment
June 12, 2013 - Although he could face life in prison for a crime of conscience, Manning must feel at least some relief that his pre-trial confinement has come to an end. By Lizzie Rajasingh
Slovenia and Bulgaria: a Tale of Two Reforms
June 11, 2013 - Slovenia has achieved the most economic success among East-Central European states transitioning from communism, Bulgaria the least. By John Feffer
How Dystopian Secrecy Contributes to Clueless Wars
June 11, 2013 - Bradley Manning Has Done More for U.S. Security than SEAL Team 6 By Chase Madar
Payback for Colonial Sins
June 11, 2013 - The British government's offer to pay reparations to colonial-era torture victims in Kenya dispels the notion that British colonialism was any better than the rest. By Sreeram Chaulia, published in Allafrica.com and The South African Civil Society Information Service and AlterNet and AfricanGlobe and Human Rights Advocacy Center Ghana and Urban Politician
Syria: the Charade of Humanitarian Intervention
June 10, 2013 - Tales of ostensibly noble efforts to avert catastrophic human suffering have sanitized the complicity of U.S. policy. By Ajamu Baraka