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Waleed Ahmed | Iraq is witnessing similar events to the insurgency of 2003, but this time led by ISIS. The UN has warned that military strikes might be counterproductive. Can the U.S. curb its imperial puppeteering?
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Amy Goodman | It didn't take long this week for the architects of the disastrous U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq to apply their makeup and jump before the cable news television cameras.
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Mark Taliano | Why are the masses so quick to believe the lies and deception touted by governments? And then equally quick to take refuge in cynicism when the lies are exposed?
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Monia Mazigh | There might well be terrorists arrested by Mauritania but we should not forget that there are likely innocent people being detained as well. Aaron Yoon could be one of them.
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Amy Goodman | Tomas Young was in the fifth day of his first deployment to Iraq when he was struck by a sniper's bullet in Baghdad's Sadr City. Now, nine years later, Tomas has decided to end his life.
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Monia Mazigh | The "war on terror," under Bush or Obama, has been a disaster all along. The complicity in torture is now haunting many Western democracies. Most importantly, it is a test about our humanity.
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Matthew Behrens | New York oncologist Dr. Rafil Dhafir was sentenced to 22 years for consciously violating the sanctions against the people of Iraq and remains behind bars in one of the most brutal of U.S. prisons.
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Amy Goodman | The hundreds of men who have left Guantanamo this past decade have been released because of pressure on governments from grassroots campaigning. One hundred seventy-one men remain imprisoned there.
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| Human rights are still being violated as Gitmo faces its tenth anniversary
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Amy Goodman | Back when Barack Obama was still just a U.S. senator running for president, he told a group of donors in a New Jersey suburb, "Make me do it."
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Naomi Klein | In a September 2001 essay titled "Game Over: The End of Warfare as Play," Klein noted that the United States had fought a series of wars in which it had experienced few casualties.
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Rick Salutin | Last Sunday in Stratford I saw Seana McKenna play Shakespeare's Richard III in a stunning version of that amazing play. It was also deeply relevant to us politically.