Tagged: Middle East
Institute for Policy Studies, CODEPINK, The Nation Magazine, and the Center for Constitutional Rights invite you to an International Drone Summit.
President Obama's speech at the United Nations General Assembly reflected some of the extraordinary shifts in global politics that have taken shape in the last six or eight weeks. - Article originally appeared on The Nation's blog.
Remembering Saul Landau, 1936-2013
Today we have the possibility to turn the threat of war around. There is renewed hope that the global community can make that turn now, today.
Secretary of State John Kerry's Middle East negotiations are doomed to the same failure as the 22 years of failed diplomacy that precedes them.
The pace of events exploding across the Middle East continues to quicken - and while it appears the Obama administration has no clear strategy for some of it, the fall-back position of the U.S. continues to make those developments even more dangerous.
The Syrian civil war is spreading -- but U.S. military action is the last thing the country needs.
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.
A discussion with Mahinour El-Badrawi and Kinda Mohamadieh about the demands advanced by civil society groups and movements in the Arab region.
Watch for more "smart power."