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Washington puts its money on proxy war
The US has been training, advising and conducting joint exercises all over the world with "proxy war on its mind".
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 16:36 GMT
A message in blood that no one wants to hear
Foreign troops are dying at the hands of their Afghan "allies" in large numbers, underscoring a lack of trust.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 09:49 GMT
And you thought it would be easy?
A fantasy graduation speech for the Class of 2012 on our overheated, overcrowded, overmortgaged planet.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2012 16:51 GMT
Praying at the Church of St Drone
President Obama's role in the 'kill list' is unprecedented - he can directly bypass checks-and-balances, writes author.
Last updated: 07 Jun 2012 06:07 GMT
How drone war became the American way of life
US reliance on drones is outsourcing war to things that cannot protest or vote, and to whom there is no "home front".
Last updated: 01 Mar 2012 11:54 GMT
Iran through the looking glass
If the situation with Iran were reversed, would we consider US actions against them justified?
Last updated: 01 Feb 2012 13:37 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
Obama's mission accomplished moment?
Obama's 'military-first' policy seems unrealistic on a rapidly destabilising planet facing climate change and recession.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2012 10:47 GMT
How the movies saved my life
Tom Engelhardt explains how movies have influenced and helped him understand the realities of the world.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2011 08:38 GMT
An all-American nightmare
Afghanistan and Iraq have been disastrous for the US, but Washington continues to delude itself about a Pax Americana.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2011 09:26 GMT
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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