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US Military Presence Worldwide

Published on July 5th, 2011 | by Jasmin Ramsey

Mother Jones has an interesting interactive map chronicling the US’s military presence worldwide 1950-2007. What’s the only Middle Eastern country that has no official US military presence despite being surrounded on its Western and Eastern borders? ... Read More


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The NYT on Iran in Iraq: where’s the evidence?

Published on July 5th, 2011 | by Jasmin Ramsey

According to this article in the New York Times last week, Iraq is supposedly cracking down on “Iran-backed Shiite militias.” But there’s no evidence in the actual piece to backup that juicy headline. New York city ... Read More


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What Can The U.S. Do About Syria?

Published on July 1st, 2011 | by Ali Gharib

Reprinted with permission of Think Progress Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty doesn’t want you to think he’s a neoconservative. But neoconservatives themselves — not exactly known for diverse views — roundly approved of his foreign policy ... Read More


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Tomgram: Engelhardt, The President’s Military Mantra

Published on June 30th, 2011 | by Tom Engelhardt

The Militarized Surrealism of Barack Obama Signs of the Great American Unraveling By Tom Engelhardt Reprinted with permission of TomDispatch.com It’s already gone, having barely outlasted its moment — just long enough for the media to suggest that ... Read More


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