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Legacy of US' 1958 Lebanon invasion
First American invasion of the Middle East 55 years ago set the stage for further intervention.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2013 12:47 GMT
Sucking up to the military brass
Whether in Afghanistan, Africa or Washington, the US military controls the lion's share of the money and resources.
William J. Astore
Last updated: 04 Dec 2012 10:04 GMT
The golden age of special operations
Obama's focus on special ops and secret drone wars open the door to an imperial presidency with no accountability.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2012 07:26 GMT
Equality in army and society
It is time to accept that women and men are equal even in war, says author.
Last updated: 16 May 2012 11:29 GMT
Sinking the petrodollar in the oil-laden Gulf
With a history of coups, interventions and weapon sales, what new action could possibly go wrong?
Last updated: 24 Jan 2012 08:50 GMT
The rock party is over
The Republican party has transformed itself since the 1980s with the evaporation of the old establishment, says writer.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2011 11:34 GMT
Washington's three-ring circus
Madness prevails in the US capital as the August 2 deadline to raise the debt ceiling approaches.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2011 13:41 GMT
Gingrich set to join White House race
Conservative standard bearer ranks among best-known Republican candidates for next year's presidential elections.
Last updated: 10 May 2011 08:02 GMT
Mubarak's phantom presidency
As the world watches Egyptian society transform, various interest groups jockey for position in the new political order.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2011 15:17 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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