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Brigadier General James Linder

Why Is the US Military So Interested in Chad?

The US military continues a long series of mistakes, missteps, and mishaps across Africa.

by Nick Turse

Catalans are fed up with Madrid’s austerity and corruption—making November’s referendum nonbinding has only postponed the confrontation.
Posted Oct 21 2014 - 5:31pm
Of all the panicked and irrational reactions to Ebola, the outrageous treatment of volunteers like Kaci Hickox and Ryan Boyko is the most dangerous.
Posted Nov 5 2014 - 2:42pm
The Indian Nobel Peace Prize winner has repeatedly risked his life fighting child labor and sweatshop abuses.
Posted Oct 22 2014 - 12:18pm


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Israeli soldier in Hebron

In the latest round of violence, the Israeli government has been rebuked by its own security chief.


The US military continues a long series of mistakes, missteps and mishaps across Africa.

Hamilton Fish remembers legendary film director and creative force behind 'The Graduate', Mike Nichols.

US Marines

Congress is spending billions of dollars on bases in the Middle East, but what role do they really serve?

Bloody Egyptian Flag

A sense of malaise plagues activist circles, with energies largely spent supporting the thousands in prison.