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Foreign Aid Is Afghanistan's Resource Curse
May 30, 2013 - With endless foreign aid, the US has undercut mechanisms of democratic accountability in Afghanistan and should not be surprised at the results. By Inge Fryklund, published in Eurasia Review and The Asia Times and Epoch Times
Restoring Slovenia's Erased
May 30, 2013 - A year ago, the European Court of Human Rights mandated that Slovenia pay compensation to the 25,000 people stripped of residency in the wake of the country's independence. By John Feffer
Let the People of Diego Garcia Return to their Homeland
May 29, 2013 - After 40 years of exile and too many broken hearts, it's long past time we let the Chagossians go home. By David Vine
The Dying Sahara: Jeremy Keenan's Latest Book Reviewed
May 29, 2013 - To beef up the U.S. military presence in Africa to provide security for oil and natural-gas sources, the U.S. needed to either amplify the terrorist threat to the region or fabricate one. By Rob Prince
Who Could Have Imagined That President Obama Would Double-Down on Some of Bush's Policies?
May 29, 2013 - At least he doesn't enjoy taking out terrorists like Bush did. By Russ Wellen
Afghanistan: Is It Really the End Game?
May 28, 2013 - There is no reason to continue the bloodshed in Afghanistan, which all the parties recognize will not alter the final outcome a whit. By Conn Hallinan, published in Common Dreams and AlterNet and International Policy Digest and The Asia Times and Antiwar.com and Counterpunch and Eurasia Review and Truthout and Z Communications