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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
Is the Drone Program Contracting -- or Expanding?
May 28, 2013 - To President Obama, drones are the answer to his foreign-policy prayers. By Russ Wellen
Emphasis Added: The Foreign Policy Week in Pieces (5/24)
May 24, 2013 - From mission creep to missileers asleep at the wheel. By Russ Wellen
Take Syria Seriously--And Stay Out
May 23, 2013 - Why start another body count in a Middle East conflict with no direct relationship to U.S. security? By Saul Landau, published in Common Dreams