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McCain's trip to Syria, his calls for US air strikes, and arming rebels with heavy weapons seem designed to counter Obama plan to negotiate with Russia.
Cuban national, now out of U.S. prison, speaks of his terrorism charges, false imprisonment at press conference to announce beginning of "Five Days for the Cuban 5" in Washington DC
At least he doesn't enjoy taking out terrorists like Bush did.
In a tough economy with dwindling social supports, children of privilege have a bigger head start than ever.
To President Obama, drones are the answer to his foreign-policy prayers.
From mission creep to missileers asleep at the wheel.
What the civil war in Syria and the Arab Spring have exposed is that the massive political and social transformation and real regime change underway is led by the people themselves, largely without military force and certainly with no role for the United States. U.S. military involvement serves only to escalate the destruction.
From austerity to Al Nusra.
Why did the United States feel the need to admit Baltic and Eastern Europeans who at times exceeded the Nazis in brutality?
Now that former Guatemalan president Efrain Rios Montt has been convicted of genocide, it's time for the "hegemonic puppeteer," the United States, to be put on trial.