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In occupied Iraq, the population living in urban slums has skyrocketed. Why haven't we heard more about this shocking statistic?
In the raging currents of world history, the framework of Cold War-style "alliance diplomacy" has reached its limit.
On July 1, 2010, Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly authorized the U.S. military to undertake policing duties in Costa Rica, based on an expired "Cooperation Agreement."
Agribusiness, an industry that found a way to profit during the Vietnam War, is emerging as a beneficiary of U.S. post-conflict policies in the Middle East as well.
There is no more fitting way to observe the anniversary of the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki then to ratify the new strategic arms reduction treaty, argues columnist Frida Berrigan.
United States President Barack Obama has suffered a sharp drop in popularity in the Arab world over the past year, and Iran may be reaping the benefits, according to a major new survey of public opinion in five Arab countries.
Consider the following statement offered by Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at a news conference last week. He was discussing Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks as well as the person who has taken responsibility for the vast, still ongoing Afghan War document dump at that site.
Fifteen years after the massacre at Srebrenica and the height of the Bosnian War, what has that conflict taught us?
As the situation become increasingly dire, dubious plans are emerging in an attempt to "save" the war effort.
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