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US Sanctions Against Iran Undermined by New Government Admissions

Jan 11, 2012 at 17:06 | Juan Cole

The announcement of the Iranian government that it will activate its Fordow nuclear enrichment site has predictably drawn forth a new round of war propaganda from the Secretary of…

Mexican Government Under Assault From Drug Cartels, Washington Yawns

Mexican Government Under Assault From Drug Cartels, Washington Yawns

Sep 22, 2011 at 14:26 | John Daly

Suspected Mexican drug traffickers from the Zetas drug cartel on 20 September drove two trucks to a main avenue in the Mexican Gulf coast city of Boca del Rio in…

The Drug War as an International Manifestation: Effects

The Drug War as an International Manifestation: Effects

Aug 05, 2011 at 07:16 | Andrew Smolski

At the moment in México, a protest movement has started called the No Mas Sangre (No More Blood) movement. This movement is attempting to show that people do not support…

America: Why Aren’t You Protesting?

America: Why Aren’t You Protesting?

Jul 21, 2011 at 08:01 | Andrew Smolski

As noted by Richard Heinberg on June 22nd, 2011, the media has lacked the ability to connect the economic situations in the Middle East and their uprisings to what is…

United States Confronted With a New Awareness of its Military and Political Constraints

United States Confronted With a New Awareness of its Military and Political Constraints

Mar 11, 2011 at 07:10 | Open Democracy

The momentous protests in the Arab region, and especially Libya, present the Barack Obama administration with a serious foreign-policy test. The conflict in this part of north Africa is the…

Wikileaks: State Secrets or Clever Tactics

Wikileaks: State Secrets or Clever Tactics

Dec 07, 2010 at 14:11 | Claude Salhani

Is the US Government Machiavellian enough to orchestrate the recent brouhaha over the so-called website WikiLeaks, is this a real embarrassment, or will it indeed be damaging as some U.S.…

Washington Turf Wars

Washington Turf Wars

Sep 15, 2010 at 12:05 | John Daly

Washington’s bureaucratic turf wars are a dismal reality of politics in Beltwayistan, but are now threatening national policy, as competing agendas threaten policies extending far beyond the continental U.S. In…

Warbots: US Military Increasing Investment in Automated Technologies

Warbots: US Military Increasing Investment in Automated Technologies

Sep 02, 2010 at 11:12 | Jody Ray Bennett

Last July, Piasecki Aircraft Corporation, with the help of Carnegie Mellon University, developed a navigation system that allows the full-sized helicopters to fly at low altitudes without a pilot. These…

The United States Weakest Link

The United States Weakest Link

Jun 12, 2010 at 12:33 | Charles Hugh Smith

Any system, organization or device is only as strong as its weakest component. What are the weakest links in the U.S. culture and economy? The reason why most of the…

America’s Military Tug of War

America’s Military Tug of War

Jun 03, 2010 at 17:04 | Shaun Waterman

Obama’s national security strategy lays out a vision of US global power based on a strong, modern economy at home and multilateralism abroad. But other forces in the US body…

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