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Human rights expert Charli Carpenter has an excellent piece up on Foreign Policy on the looming military intervention in Syria, entitled "Don't Call This a Humanitarian War." First, here's some ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 60 comments on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 06:29 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
No, this is not another story about the economy, AIG, Goldman Sachs or the stock market's daily ups and downs. It is a diary about the power of the spoken word. About what one little speech can ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 239 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2009 at 05:52 AM PDT with 440 Recommends
This diary is an unplanned follow-up to yesterday's post , in which I put forth the idea that Israel's current strategy ...
by Assaf
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2009 at 01:32 PM PST with 31 Recommends
...it’s cracking a bit, no? That’s the catch with unilateral “agreements”: no one has to keep them. So the IDF continued strolling into the Gaza Strip, shooting here and there.
by Assaf
Comment Count 79 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2009 at 10:34 AM PST with 26 Recommends
After a long work-induced layoff I've returned to get my 2-cents in on this presidential battle before the polls close. It's tough being political when you've got to work and the two don't coincide. ...
by railer
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Oct 18, 2008 at 10:58 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
This in my mind has been the fundamental question that should distinguish McCain from Obama. While I have tried as relentlessly as possible, so far and within the horizon of realism this veteran ...
by OdehOgaba1
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Aug 10, 2008 at 05:56 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I am glad to see Barack Obama running for president. It demonstrates the difference between the Democrats who have an African American, a woman, and a Hispanic among their candidates – and ...
by johnnygunn
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Nov 08, 2007 at 07:21 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Here’s what they mean by preventive war—if we see a possible threat, we go to war; we don’t exhaust diplomatic, political, and economic options, we go straight to war. ...
by grannyhelen
Comment Count 106 comments on Tue Nov 06, 2007 at 04:55 PM PST with 39 Recommends
John Bolton has his panties in a knot because of Syria and North Korea: The leader to Bolton’s article in today’s Wall Street Journal reads: So Pyongyang was helping Syria ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2007 at 09:10 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
General Clark, You cannot expect to maintain your status amongst mainstream Democrats by attempting to sugar-coat a unilateralist agenda . If you're on Hillary's team, fine. But if the ...
by Al Swearengen
Comment Count 105 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2007 at 07:41 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Obama's latest campaign-trail gaffe, stemming from his reckless threats to unilaterally bomb Pakistan if President Musharraf doesn't help root out Al Qaeda targets, prompted Pakistani-American ...
by Berkeley Vox
Comment Count 167 comments on Tue Aug 14, 2007 at 09:13 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
by sunflight
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Oct 08, 2006 at 09:11 PM PDT with 18 Recommends