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Death rates are alarming but lower than claimed. Saddam shares responsibility.

Events in the recent past are receding as the ominous future comes into focus.

Asociación Tepeyac helps undocumented workers affected by the WTC terrorist attacks, and helps families of the missing victims.

Saudi Arabia depends on the United States for defense, which contributes to that country's corruption.

A Pakistani laborer dies in custody of the INS, after the FBI falied to link him anything more sinister than overstaying his visa.

They've got oil; we've got arms. How convenient for everyone.

Attacks on Muslim immigrants in Moscow reveal some ugly new trends.

Focusing on Osama bin Laden obscures the true nature of our position in a dangerous world.

The monstrous events of September 11 have given the United States a second historic chance, after the squandered opportunity of the 1990s, to establish a truly cooperative relationship with post-C

The Pentagon's exclusive contract with a satellite imagery company will limit what the public can see.

Blogs

Marja was a flop, and now the United States is postponing its vaunted expedition into Kandahar, the offensive that the military said would be the decisive turning point in the war. Oops.

June 11, 2010

The excitement that accompanies the start of the World Cup shouldn't blind us to the dramatic inequality in the country, and FIFA's heavy hand in the preparations.

June 10, 2010

The new UN sanctions on Iran mark the fourth time that the United States has tried this approach—President Bush tried it thrice. It didn't work then, and it won't work now.

June 9, 2010

The Los Angeles Times reports that the administration is considering using Bagram to hold terrorism suspects from countries such as Somalia, Yemen and Pakistan.

June 9, 2010

The Pentagon is the world's largest consumer of oil and gas and BP is its number one provider. Why hasn't the US government applied the ACORN standard to BP and stripped it of its contracts?

June 9, 2010

Blackwater has announced the infamous mercenary company is for sale. Will this include the CIA assassination business and the company's forward operating bases in Afghanistan?

June 8, 2010

A US military intelligence analyst, who claimed to be the source for the Wikileaks "Collateral Murder" video, has reportedly been arrested. But the biggest story here may be the classified documents and videos yet to come.

June 7, 2010

Karzai fires two American stooges in his government, and sets the stage for peace talks with the Taliban. Is the United States for peace talks, or against them?

June 7, 2010

Barbara Lee, the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Keith Ellison say: "We urge you to take this tragedy as a catalyst to end the blockade on Gaza and to honor the dead and wounded on both sides by working to ensure a full, fair, and transparent investigation."

June 5, 2010

The Obama administration has dramatically expanded the use of special operations forces across the globe, from Iran to Bolivia to Yemen. They've been "empowered more under this administration than any other in recent history--no question," says a special operations source.

June 4, 2010