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In an raid inside Syrian territory, U.S. special forces are reported to have killed eight people. This raid is significant for a number of reasons. First of all it represents the first time U.S. forces have launched an all out attack inside Syria, and at a time when […]
As we’ve seen time after time, “hyping the threat” is most dog-eared play in the foreign policy playbook for a rogue's gallery of hawks and neocons. Disgraced Iraq War architect Paul Wolfowitz is back after being forced to resign at the World Bank with a report that hypes […]
I think the Obama camp has its comeback now (albeit a creepy one), to McCain/Palin’s attacks on the Biden gaffe: WASHINGTON – Al-Qaida supporters suggested in a Web site message this week they would welcome a pre-election terror attack on the U.S. as a way to usher in […]
For the last few years we’ve argued that the sweetheart civilian nuclear technology deal between the U.S. and India would invite a similar deal between China and Pakistan. So this weekend’s announcement of just such a deal comes as no surprise. In both cases "civilian" nuclear material may […]
After we announced our support for Senator Obama, I received many emails and several calls from members. There were many who responded enthusiastically to our calls to volunteer. And there were also a handful of people expressing concern that Obama does not deserve our support because of some […]
Mostly missed in coverage of Colin’s Powell’s Meet the Press interview yesterday (where he endorsed Senator Obama) was Powell’s clear challenge to the Islamophobia and old-fashioned bigotry lurking in the margins of the presidential campaign. "I’m also troubled by, not what Senator McCain says, but what members of […]