The threat posed by terrorists -- like that of the Soviet menace during the Cold War -- has been massively exaggerated, and the public is understandably terrified. It's time for Americans to get a grip.
Bush administration hawks are getting profit-hungry companies like CACI to do their dirty work in the war zones of the New American Empire. And we're footing the bill. <b><i>Plus:</b></i> links to related articles, including AlterNet's recent war profiteering coverage.
Legal process in Mexico's election heads toward a potentially rocky conclusion â€¦ U.S. - Venezuela rift deepens as American embassy ships explosives, chicken in diplomatic pouch â€¦ U.S. meddles in elections in Nicaragua and elsewhere across the regionâ€¦
Believe it or not, Hugo ChÃ¡vez isn't the only politician in Venezuela, just the most popular. And as he runs for reelection this year, it's time to take a look at what's he done, not just what he's said.