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In efforts to target Al Qaeda members in Yemen, the US has unintentionally weakened President Saleh’s regime.
How long will the US and its allies ignore the elephant in the room posed by an alliance for human rights and anti-terrorism with regimes in the Middle East that stand for neither?
Does the silence of the Obama administration on the uprisings in Yemen have something to do with the US-backed president's role as a crucial partner in the war on terror?
Between indefinite detentions in Guantánamo and the treatment of Bradley Manning, President Obama has shown that the poisonous shards of Abu Ghraib are still with us.
Ignorance is the real victor in the president’s decision to abandon the effort to bring the alleged perpetrators of the 9/11 terrorist attack to account in civilian court.
Congressman Peter King's dark fantasies about American Muslims are intruding on reality.
For a country embroiled in wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, once you begin down the path of invasion and occupation, turning back is as difficult as an addict going cold turkey.
The latest WikiLeaks dump has corroborated, in part, what sources recently told The Nation about covert military actions in over seventy-five countries.
Taking off the gloves (and then everything else).
The retired United States Army Colonel and former State Department official explains the latest releases from WikiLeaks, what they tell us about the Defense and State departments and what should happen—but probably won't—to the people who have been breaking international laws.