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India v. China: Border Games - How Deep Modi Is Willing To Follow The US Down The China Containment Rabbit Hole? - OpEd

By Peter Lee

India is now the belle of the ball, as most of the world and Asian regional powers make pilgrimages to New Delhi to flatter and flirt with India’s dynamic Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. 3,717 more words

Emerging Markets

Drones And The New Ethics Of War - The "Humanitarian" Weapon - OpEd

By Neve Gordon

This Christmas small drones were among the most popular gift under the tree in the U.S. with manufacturers stating that they sold 200,000 new unmanned aerial vehicles during the holiday season. 1,885 more words

Emerging Markets

The Ghost Of Mubarak Returns To Egypt - Four Years After Tahrir - OpEd

By Carl Finamore

The most powerful example of people’s power among all the “Arab Spring” uprisings will observe its fourth anniversary on Jan. 25, 2015, still officially proclaimed Revolution Day since the fall of dictator Hosni Mubarak on Feb. 1,287 more words

Emerging Markets

Disassembling the Empire - Why the US is the Biggest Threat to World Peace - OpEd

By Benjamin Dangl

Like a lot of Americans, each morning in elementary and high school, I had to stand up before the U.S. flag, put my hand on my heart, and pledge allegiance to the United States of America. 871 more words

Emerging Markets

40 Years Of Economic Policy In One Chart - OpEd

By Mike Whitney

Growth of Real Hourly Compensation for Production/Non-supervisory Workers and Productivity, 1948–2011

Is America in the throes of a class war?

Look at the chart and decide for yourself. 2,208 more words


Terror Theatre

That didn’t take long.

Almost on cue we get another terrorist attack in Paris by gunmen claiming to be al-Qaeda.

In the US, the reaction was predictable, with… 530 more words