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    America’s arms sales addiction

    William D Hartung | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2019

    IT’S no secret that Donald Trump is one of the most aggressive arms salesmen in history. How do we know? Because he tells us so...

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    Coming to terms with the US role in Central America

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2019

    ON MARCH 11, 1999, president Bill Clinton took an unprecedented step. During a four-nation visit to Central America, he expressed regret for the role the...

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    Peak hubris

    Paul Edwards | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2019

    ‘HUBRIS’ is defined as rash and foolish pride, a dangerous overconfidence, manifested with arrogance.  The deep state vaunts our ‘exceptionalism’, and since Reagan’s ‘city on...

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    Imran Khan and the Silk Road

    Gordon Duff | Updated at 12:00am on October 27, 2019

    THE election of Imran Khan represents a turnabout in policy in South Asia in ways few expect. Khan will close the door on America’s longtime...

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    Assange displayed signs of torture in courtroom farce

    Craig Murray | Updated at 12:00am on October 25, 2019

    I WAS deeply shaken while witnessing on October 21 events in Westminster magistrates court. Every decision was railroaded through over the scarcely heard arguments and...

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    Retreat of the American empire

    Robert Fisk | Updated at 12:00am on October 25, 2019

    IN DAYS gone by, I used to compare the Trump presidency with the Arab dictatorships. He took preposterous pleasure in the company of Egypt’s Sisi...

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    Betrayal is American foreign policy

    Danny Sjursen | Updated at 12:00am on October 10, 2019

    FIRST, the (mostly) good news: president Trump appears poised, finally, to end the US military mission in northeast Syria. The move would constitute the first...

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    Annie Silverstein’s ‘Bull’ wins top prize at Deauville

    Agence France-Presse . Deauville | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    The American Film Festival in Deauville, France, awarded its top prize to Annie Silverstein’s ‘Bull’, jury president Catherine Deneuve announced on Saturday. Silverstein’s first full-length...

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    US will be harmed more than anyone: Taliban

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2019

    The Taliban said the US ‘will be harmed more than anyone’ but left the door open for future negotiations Sunday after president Donald Trump abruptly...

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    American history: the Obama disappointment

    Danny Sjursen | Updated at 12:00am on September 04, 2019

    BARACK Hussein Obama. That a man with a black Kenyan father and a name derived from African and Islamic etymology was elected president of the...