Stories by Charles Davis

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Posted on: Jul 30, 2013, Source: Inter Press Service

Paul Singer's attempts to paint Argentina as an ally of Iran come as the billionaire seeks to profit from the Latin American country's debt.

Posted on: May 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

As we celebrate Mothers' Day, more than a hundred mothers think of their children, never charged with crimes, who will be starving to death in Guantanamo cells.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Kill a few, they call you a murderer. Kill tens of thousands, they give you $500 million for a granite vanity project and a glossy 30-page newspaper supplement.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Rather than renouncing empire and endless war, Obama's stated strategy for the military going forward just reaffirms the U.S. commitment to both.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Contrary to what you're likely to hear from the political and media establishment, the only thing worth celebrating is this war's end, not what it accomplished.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Don't expect much from the debt committee members, who are even more anxious to please the military establishment and weapons manufacturers than your average politician.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Obama promised on the campaign trail, "I will get our troops home. We will bring an end to this war. You can take that to the bank." But don't count on cashing that check.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Instead of continuing the hard work of protesting unjust wars, too many people took the election of politicians with "D"s after their name as their own Mission Accomplished.

Posted on: May 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

There he was, the leader of the largest empire in history, praising the power of peaceful protest in countries with repressive leaders backed by his own administration.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2011, Source: AlterNet

If the bitter lesson of Iraq and Afghanistan has taught us anything, it's that wars of liberation exact a deadly toll on those they purportedly liberate.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Invading Iraq was sold to the American public as a war to defend our nation and free the Iraqi people. What they got was an ocean of blood and tragedy.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Bradley Manning leaked cables showing officials covering up U.S. tax dollars funding child rape in Afghanistan, illegal bombings in Yemen and more -- and he's the one in jail?

Posted on: Mar 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

President Barack Obama's budget includes halving the home-heating oil subsidy poor households depend on. But he proposes $3 billion for Israel.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2008, Source: IPS News

The Bush administration has ignored its own rhetoric when it comes to anti-Cuban terrorists operating from Florida.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2006, Source: WireTap

<b>Interview</b>: Former U.N. weapons inspector and critic of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East talks about Iraq, Iran and the prospects for the return of a draft.