We’re Gonna Change Mosques into Cathedrals

In a speech billed as a discussion of the Bush and Obama eras, New Yorker journalist Seymour Hersh delivered a rambling, conspiracy-laden diatribe here Monday expressing his disappointment with President

Michael Moore: Woodward Book Reveals That Civilian Control of the Military Is a Joke turns out President Eisenhower wasn't making up all that stuff about the military-industrial complex.

The Anatomy of Defeat

The Afghan War may be the first one we lose primarily because our civilian leadership did not understand the effect of its public words on our government, our allies and

Bibi Back at the White House – The Consistency of Israeli Duplicity Comes Ever More

With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visiting the White House July 6th, it's time to recall how Tel Aviv deceived Washington throughout the entirety of the U.S.-Israeli relationship.

America and the Dictators: From Ngo Dinh Diem to Hamid Karzai

The Obama administration’s devolving relations with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Kabul is also an eerie summary of relations between the Kennedy administration and South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem

Operation Breakfast Redux

he CIA’s escalating drone war in the Pakistani tribal borderlands and Richard Nixon’s secret bombing campaign against the Cambodian equivalent, argues Pratap Chatterjee.

Remembering Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn (1922-2010) was a true American progressive whose life, teachings, and writings will continue to inspire generations. On matters of war and peace, he was absolute. When he spoke

Headlines from the region

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $162 million loan to bolster a Moroccan program aimed at widening access to financial services, the bank said on Friday.

Iran’s Fuel for Conflict

Talks between Tehran and the West were stalled for months over the question of uranium enrichment: Iran was allowed to do this under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NNPT) but forbidden

Victory at Last!

The Iraq War has yet to begin to go away, the Afghan War is being escalated in a major way, the Middle East is in some turmoil, Guantanamo remains open,