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America's Police Are Looking More and More Like the Military
Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source: The Guardian
A Defense Department program transfers military-grade weapons and vehicles to local law enforcement. It's the last thing we need.
Chomsky: Poorer Countries Find a Way to Escape U.S. Dominance
Posted on: Feb 11, 2008, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus
The famous critic lays out the emerging alternatives to the U.S.-dominated international financial institutions of the last century.
Improved Security in Iraq is a Myth
Posted on: Jan 31, 2008, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus
Calling this country secure is not only indefensible but unethical.
McCain's Two Wars
Posted on: Jan 16, 2008, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus
Two of America's greatest foreign policy debacles have shaped the "straight-talker's" unbridled militarism.
When Will Congress Join the Race to Be 'Green'
Posted on: Mar 19, 2007, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus
From foreign governments to U.S. mayors to mega-retailers like Wal-Mart, everyone is going "green." When will Congress get on board?
Chomsky on Why Bush Does Diplomacy Mafia-Style
Posted on: Feb 25, 2007, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus
Noam Chomsky explains what he thinks the U.S. will do to Iran, what is really at stake for America in Iraq, and why Palestinians are more likely to uphold their peace agreements than Israelis.
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