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Palestinian funeral

On ‘Lost Causes’ and the Future of Palestine

The appearance of Palestinian defeat is an optical illusion—one that hides the probability of eventual Israeli defeat.

by Richard Falk

Reframing the CIA’s interrogation techniques as a violation of scientific and medical ethics may be the best way to achieve accountability.
Posted Dec 16 2014 - 6:39pm
The left should recall and applaud the long resistance of tiny Cuba to the northern Goliath.
Posted Dec 17 2014 - 4:49pm
The US military continues a long series of mistakes, missteps and mishaps across Africa.
Posted Nov 20 2014 - 11:49am


News and Features

Is rebel field commander Alexei Mozgovoi a social revolutionary or a power-hungry facilitator of mob rule?

Ukrainian soldiers

Just after jettisoning one Cold War relic, President Obama gave renewed credence to another.

Operation Just Cause

From 1989 to 1990, thousands of civilians died and were buried in mass graves in President George H.W. Bush's search for one suspected drug trafficker.