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The maiming or killing of a single Iraqi civilian in an attack by the United States would constitute a war crime, as well as a profound violation of the Christian notion of just war.

History was made on February 27 when for the first time Big Labor
formally broke with a sitting President's war policy.

Charles Glass covered the Kurdish rebellion in northern Iraq for ABC News in 1991.

Bruce Cumings's book Parallax Visions: Making Sense of American-East Asian Relations has recently appeared in paperback (Duke) and contains an extended analysis of the first nuclear crisis with North Korea a decade ago.

This was intended to be a sweet little prewar column about an artist I
admire, Rosanne Cash.

Considering the fact that the Bush Administration is the planet's primary proponent of war with Iraq, Nancy Lessin wants to know why the US Congress has failed to follow the example of parliament

There's nothing like a compelling icon when no compelling argument is
available.

Blogs

The monarchy's motivations are not primarily sectarian.

March 27, 2015

To kill somebody for a cause you don’t believe in is potentially worse than being killed yourself, because those scars last forever.

March 26, 2015

Stephen Cohen talks with Jon Batchelor about how history informs the Ukranian crisis today.

March 25, 2015

The party is deeply rooted in the political culture of Greece.

March 25, 2015

Dozens of poor El Salvadorans were killed during the bishop’s funeral thirty five years ago.

March 25, 2015

Our own progress against racism in the United States remains too recent, too fragile and too incomplete to go on abetting apartheid in Israel.

March 20, 2015

After waiting years for a decision on their visa applications with no explanation for the delay, nine Iraqis are suing the US government they once worked for.

March 20, 2015

House GOP lauds Netanyahu’s win as "hard-fought and well-earned."

March 20, 2015

US liberalism and "democracy promotion" are in part to blame for current tensions with Russia.

March 20, 2015

After five decades of pretending otherwise, the Pentagon has reluctantly confirmed that Israel does indeed possess nuclear bombs, as well as awesome weapons technology similar to America’s.

March 20, 2015