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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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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
ISIL and the French diplomatic renaissance
Back for more: The US and Iraq
The new 'robocops' policing the poor
Afghan elections: Why the candidates can't reach a deal
Russia: We warned the Americans about Islamic State
The face that launched a thousand tweets
Mary Jane Baxter
In Pictures: Floods ravage Pakistan
Al Jazeera visits Multan in Pakistan which has been inundated with floodwaters affecting more than 2.2 million people.
In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
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