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Muslim Protest

A new investigation by The Intercept reveals how racist anti-Muslim neocons are driving the nation’s law enforcement agenda.

Guantanamo Bay

President Barack Obama made a big deal of turning the page on Bush-era “interrogration techniques,” but how much has really changed?

Oil Rig

Convulsions of violent conflict from Iraq to Nigeria to Ukraine are all being fueled by the same thing—fuel.

Those dedicated to the Palestinian cause should think carefully about the tactics they choose.

Our government has always justified its worst abuses of power—here and abroad—on the basis of “national security.”

Spying

Since 9/11, the government has ceaselessly violated our constitutional rights—none more so than the right to privacy.

Washington always imagines it can control combustible situations abroad. It can’t. And it won’t.

Iraqi Oil Refinery

Once again, the media fails to address the issue underlying much of the violence in Iraq—control over its most precious resource.

A member of the Kurdish Peshmerga troops

“Of course we are proud to be in the fight. Kirkuk is our city.”

American military involvement would inflame, not ease, Iraq’s sectarian divisions.

Blogs

London is peddling weapons to Egypt's military. Already.

February 21, 2011

A coalition of liberals, antiwar activists, Tea Party types and deficit hawks are getting out the axe for the Pentagon's bloated budget.

February 16, 2011

Let's keep Washington Bullets in mind thinking about Egypt.

February 12, 2011

Washington is integrating Mexico, Central America and Colombia into a neoliberal-neocon corridor, creating a perfect circle of conflict, violence and repression.

February 11, 2011

The War in Afghanistan is the longest in US history and the most expensive. What are we doing there?

February 9, 2011

The uprisings in Egypt have inspired all sorts of people, including Private Bradley Manning, the young man being held in solitary confinement in Quantico, accused of being the source for Wikileaks. Manning's friend David House tweeted after visiting him this week that “Bradley's mood and mind soared” at the news from Egypt.

February 4, 2011

A new documentary gives neocons a platform to scare viewers about Iran’s supposed plot to destroy Israel, the United States and the rest of the civilized world.

February 1, 2011

Now will Obama actively encourage cable networks to end Bush administration–inspired censorship of the network?

January 31, 2011

An intelligence report says the Stuxnet computer worm deployed by Israel and/or the US on Iran's nuclear program could have had catastrophic consequences.

January 31, 2011

A response to Robert Dreyfuss, Reed on the facts behind the State of the Union Address and reader mail.

January 28, 2011