Category: Intl. Relations

Andrew Gavin Marshall: Assassins of Argentina

The role played by former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan in creating the conditions that led to the 2008 global financial meltdown is known to many. What is less known is that Greenspan is a former member of the Group of Thirty.

Nicolas J.S. Davies: Supporting Fascists, Drug Lords and Terrorists

A handy A to Z guide to U.S.-backed international crime

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Nicola Nasser: Egyptian Historic Breakthrough With Russia, Not A Strategic Shift Yet

It is still premature to deal with or build on it as a strategic shift away from the country’s more than three-decade strategic alliance with the United States.

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Mark Weisbrot: US Support For Regime Change In Venezuela Is A Mistake

The US push to topple the Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro once again pits Washington against South America

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Andrej Grubacic: The Balkanization of Bosnia

Bosnia is in a promising state of non-nationalist social unrest. People are organizing everywhere

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Richard Falk: Majoritarian Democracy vs Republican Democracy

The road to democracy is a process not an event, and will require an ongoing struggle

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Ramzy Baroud: US-Israel Strange but ‘Stable’ Alliance: US Senate Await Israeli Instructions

The rules by which US-Israeli relations are governed are perhaps the most bewildering of all foreign policies of any two countries

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Peter Bohmer: Support the Victory of Nicolas Maduro as President

It is really important and our responsibility that we demand the U.S. government accept the victory of Maduro. His margin in the recent election was almost as big a margin as Obama in voting percentages in 2012. As far as  I know the U.S. and Spain are the two countries who have not accepted the Read more…

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Francesca Fiorentini: Spring Cleaning: Dusting off Democracy

Out with the old, in with the new. A simple spring-cleaning rule that people across the Arab world are taking to a whole new level, sweeping away longstanding oppressive regimes. It’s time for some spring-cleaning in Washington to match. Time to emerge from the frozen mentality that negotiates with attack planes in trying to oust Read more…

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Immanuel Wallerstein: The World System After 1945

I have to start my story by outlining what I consider to be the context of your discussion. You say you want to look at "avant-gardes from the decline of modernism to the rise of globalization, 1956-1986". It is not clear to me whether these dates were chosen because of turning points in the artworld Read more…

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