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Posted on: Jul 18, 2016, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus

Let’s take a moment to visit what makes France a target.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2014, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus

ISIL, now the Islamic State, has become the stuff of nightmares, and the US is, at least partially, to blame.

Posted on: May 14, 2011, Source: FPIF Focal Points

Experts say the outcomes would be disastrous.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Jon Kyl and other Republican senators opposing New START are bucking the national defense establishment to which traditionally they've been joined at the hip.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2009, Source: The Faster Times

"Slowly but surely, not only the United States, but much of the world, seems to be walking back the number of deaths it accepts in the interest of national defense."

Posted on: Dec 15, 2007, Source: AlterNet

In contrast to Hillary, Oprah, whatever her flaws, is endowed with a bounty of humanity.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2007, Source: Scholars and Rogues

Russ Wellen: "Rather than adjusting policy on Iran in accordance to the reality-check provided by the NIE, the President moved the goal post on Iran."

Posted on: Sep 15, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Russ Wellen: Nuclear weapons is just one among many reasons the US seeks to attack Iran.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Russ Wellen: Iran may be a once and future threat, but Al Qaeda is a clear and present danger.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Russ Wellen: Cheney & Co. are using the introduction of nukes into the discussion as a flash-bang grenade with which to distract us.