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Phyllis Bennis: 'Political cover'
The policy expert and author discusses the dangers of striking Syria and the US' willingness to engage with Iran.
Empire - US Beyond Syria
Last updated: 30 Sep 2013 16:28 GMT
Human Rights Watch: Time to stand with human rights defenders
It is disappointing to see HRW's unwillingness to stand with those who are working to promote and defend human rights.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2013 07:04 GMT
Syria: Only diplomacy can stop the war
Outside powers should stop military involvement and support new diplomatic initiative.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2012 22:47 GMT
We've seen the threats against Iran before
Although political brinkmanship with Iran is nothing new, escalating tensions do not bode well for the region.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2012 10:55 GMT
The politics behind the prisoner swap
The deal has been discussed since Shalit was captured in 2006, now the time has come for 1028 families to be reunited.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2011 08:43 GMT
9/12 changed the world, not 9/11
After 9/11 the Bush administration took the world to war, threatening global security and shredding US democracy.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2011 11:57 GMT
Libya: Too soon to declare victory
The rebel Transitional National Council needs to play a big role in stabilising Libya and restoring law.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2011 08:55 GMT
Mubarak behind bars: Human rights and justice
Human rights standards may not be met in this trial, but the more essential purpose is to prove there's no going back.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2011 10:48 GMT
Fear and loathing surrounds decriminalisation
Exploring the "failing" drug war, from the Netherlands to Mexico and California to Connecticut.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2011 16:52 GMT
Libya intervention threatens the Arab spring
Despite its official UN-granted legality, the credibility of Western military action in Libya is rapidly dwindling.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2011 10:22 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Diaoyu islands: Torn between two countries
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
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In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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