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Biden’s Airstrike Still Reliant on Iraq AUMF

From The American Conservative: Thirty-five days after he was sworn into office as President of the United States, Joe Biden ordered airstrikes on Iranian-backed militias in Syria, in response to rocket attacks on U.S. targets in Iraq. Congress has not declared war against Syria or Iran. However, Congress never revoked the 2002 Authorization for Use … Continue reading "Biden’s Airstrike Still Reliant on Iraq AUMF"

Reconciliation in Syria: building peace between the two sides

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria, also known as the Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides and Refugee Migration Monitoring in the Syrian Arab Republic, was founded on February 23, 2016, and is currently headed by Counter Admiral Oleg Vladimirovich Zhuravlyov. Russia was requested to enter Syria in late 2015 […]

USA Today Makes Major Contribution to Foreign Policy Debate

The USA Today, drawing on the work of the Cost of War Project, Quincy Institute, David Vine, William Hartung, and others, has gone beyond the limits of every other big corporate U.S. media outlet, and beyond what any member of the US Congress has done, in a big new series of articles on wars, bases, … Continue reading "USA Today Makes Major Contribution to Foreign Policy Debate"

Why Joe Biden Will Continue the US War on Nord Stream 2 Till the Bitter End

Any doubts as to whether Joe Biden will continue Donald Trump’s opposition to Nord Stream 2 should now be laid to rest. With 18 companies quitting the gas pipeline project this week following threats of US sanctions, there has never been so much pressure on Angela Merkel to ditch the scheme, which would see Russian … Continue reading "Why Joe Biden Will Continue the US War on Nord Stream 2 Till the Bitter End"

Sam Cooke Manhunter Values

Sam Cooke Manhunter Values The Ochelli Effect 2-23-2021 Albert Lanier and JP Sottile Sam Cooke Manhunter Values Veteran Journalist Albert Lanier filled-in for Mike Swanson on the Tuesday Ochelli Effect. Albert talked about the enigmatic death and complicated life of music legend Sam Cooke. The Motel Hacienda was a crime scene for the terrible [...]
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Elections Are Not Democracy: Call To Boycott Upcoming Israeli and Palestinian Votes that Don’t Matter

Elections will matter in Palestine when they are called to include all people who live between the River and the Sea -- one person, one vote for a single legislature and executive in a Palestine that is liberated.
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Imagining Palestine: On Barghouti, Darwish, Kanafani, and the Language of Exile

For Palestinians, exile is not simply the physical act of being removed from their homes and their inability to return. It is not a casual topic pertaining to politics and international law, either. Nor is it an ethereal notion, a sentiment, a poetic verse. It is all of this, combined. The death in Amman of … Continue reading "Imagining Palestine: On Barghouti, Darwish, Kanafani, and the Language of Exile"