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At age 70, a writer reflects on the so-called ‘American Century’—and the world it wrought.
“Fear, arbitrary arrests, indiscriminate bombing, killing, an uncertain future—this is the new democratic Iraq.”
If Israel is not brought to justice, it will commit the same crimes again and again.
We may honorably disagree about how to resolve the crisis—but not about deeds that are rising to the level of war crimes.
Neocon think tanks get millions from wealthy donors, which they use to game the system, buy influence—and push for regime change.
By demonizing the Palestinian leadership, the Israeli prime minister raised expectations for a decisive victory and opened the door for attacks from the right.
American military and corporate power have triumphed over all rivals—so why does the United States still struggle to impose its will on the world?
President Obama is showing little concern for international law, and none at all for Washington’s historic responsibility in Central America.
Despite the president’s promise to cut funding to discredited HIV and pregnancy prevention programs, taxpayer dollars are still bankrolling anti-gay, anti-choice conservative religious groups.
Our government has always justified its worst abuses of power—here and abroad—on the basis of “national security.”
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