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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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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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