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Jan 14, 2016, 11:45am George Payne
As always President Obama is spot on when he celebrates the inherent beauty of diversity and openly rejects the sinister nature of identity/tribal politics. I also appreciate his call for American citizens to wake up and finally retake control of...
Jul 11, 2014, 10:43am Dr. Hakim
Afghanistan Analysts Network reported on July 9 that “he [Abdullah Abdullah] told the crowd that he had received phone calls from both U.S. President Barack Obama and State Secretary John Kerry and had been told that Kerry would make a stop-over in...
Jun 29, 2014, 7:20am FOR
On June 17, 2014, we are a group of Iraqi intellectuals (academics, artists, authors, journalists, and civil activists) from all Iraqi provinces, including Kurdistan region, who agree to launch a comprehensive national initiative to save Iraq, stop...
Jun 28, 2014, 6:40am Bert Sacks
“Those Iraqis have been fighting each other for centuries,” a friend recently said to me.  I have heard this mistaken view so often that I had to take several deep breaths before replying.I told him I had been to Iraq nine times, all...
Jun 26, 2014, 10:23am Larry Kerschner
In 1991, the United States bombed and invaded the sovereign country of Iraq. While Iraq at the time was ruled by a dictator, as were other countries in the region, the country functioned reasonably well for most Iraqis. Saddam was brutal to those...
Jun 24, 2014, 2:23pm Rene Wadlow
Ukraine tensions highlight four major issues:Economic integration orientations between the European Union and a proposed Eurasian community promoted by the Russian Federation.U.S.-Russia relations − A new Cold War?Constitutional...
May 8, 2014, 11:02am John Lindsay-Poland
I’m in Washington today with Colombian human rights defender Rosa Liliana Ortiz, meeting with State Department officials and congressional staff to present our findings about the human rights outcomes of billions of dollars of U.S. military...
May 7, 2014, 7:52am John Lindsay-Poland
Tambien en español: Falsos Positivos” en Colombia y el papel de la asistencia militar de Estados Unidos, 2000-2010Mapa Interactivo del registro de ejecuciones y unidades responsablesTake action: Contact the U.S. State ...
Apr 25, 2014, 7:12am FOR
President Obama,March marked the third year in the ongoing civil war in Syria, which the UN has labeled the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today.  We know your administration has been actively monitoring the crisis and providing...