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War was 'devastating to America' - and Iraq
A costly and deadly war, unlike a healthcare overhaul, provides more justification for shutting down the government.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2013 14:58 GMT
Obama submits budget to US Congress
Negotiations expected to be intense as Republicans have been adamant in their rejection of higher taxes.
Last updated: 11 Apr 2013 07:36 GMT
Bipartisan-ship of fools
Bipartisanship of the wrong variety is all over the US - from gun laws to marriage laws to Iraq war, argues Schecter.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2013 13:19 GMT
The US on suicide watch: Death by 'moderation'
How rational problem-solving has ceased to be "serious" among US elites.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2013 09:18 GMT
A rape a minute, a thousand corpses a year
Violence doesn't have a race, a class, a religion, or a nationality, but it does have a gender, writes Solnit.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2013 14:07 GMT
America is not as 'divided' on abortion as you think
Despite claims to the contrary, polls show that Americans from all political parties are overwhelmingly pro-choice.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2013 06:48 GMT
Obama and the transformation illusion
The US president's floundering overshadows himself when the real problems seem to be avoided.
Last updated: 06 Jan 2013 10:59 GMT
Interpreting Obama's victory
Obama and the constituencies that supported him could be harbingers of a better future for the country, writes Falk.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2012 09:25 GMT
End of the political road for Romney?
Re-election of Barack Obama means the political career of multi-millionaire businessman could be over.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2012 13:03 GMT
Romney struggles to excite rural Iowa voters
In Oskaloosa, a farming town outside of Des Moines, lifelong Republicans dub Romney merely "the lesser of two evils".
Last updated: 06 Nov 2012 19:06 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Cuba's war on Ebola
Stop blaming the Nepali guides
Investing in Africa on its own terms
In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
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