‘US allies want Washington to remove Syrian President Assad’
‘US allies want Washington to remove Syrian President Assad’
A leaked memo cites Chuck Hagel as saying that Washington could lose its gains against ISIS unless it alters its approach to the Syrian government.…
Good News in History, October 30
Good News in History, October 30
The Daily Show host Jon Stewart led 200,000 people in a Rally to Restore Sanity on the National Mall in Washington, DC promoting a return to reasoned…
Russia’s pragmatic take on the post-Cold War global order
Russia’s pragmatic take on the post-Cold War global order
Political science professor Nicolai Petro analyzes the key themes and takeaways from this year's much talked-about Valdai Club event in Sochi, an…
US to train Syrian rebels to take on ISIL
US to train Syrian rebels to take on ISIL
The United States is moving forward to train and arm Syrian rebels to take on ISIL. But questions linger about whether the strategy will work -- in…
Putin – a thorn in the side of US imperialism
Putin – a thorn in the side of US imperialism
Is Washington a revisionist power? The idea that the United States must exercise "global leadership" is rationalized by our interventionists as a…
Independent Florida candidate threatens two-party hold on election
Independent Florida candidate threatens two-party hold on election
Independent Florida candidate Mark Wichern is running for Congress using $200,000 from his own retirement account. Although a registered Republican,…
The Missing Women of Afghanistan
The Missing Women of Afghanistan
By Ann Jones, TomDispatch On Sept. 29 Ashraf Ghani was sworn in as president of Afghanistan. What he had to say in his inaugural speech about his…
New Insight Into A Progressive Populist Path To Victory
New Insight Into A Progressive Populist Path To Victory
Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg is not all doom and gloom about the Democratic Party's chances of keeping control of the Senate. The polls may…