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Who cares about Gary Johnson's "Aleppo moments"?

Here I have helpfully compiled the top five reasons why it doesn’t matter that Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson essentially can’t name a single foreign leader–or at least not one who can be justified as “respectable”–if asked. 478 more words

Politics

Mike Fegelman: Homa Hoodfar is free, but what is Canada doing about Iran's other human rights violations?

After four long months imprisoned by Iranian authorities on trumped up charges, Canadian professor Homa Hoodfar is back home in Canada.

Hoodfar had been languishing in declining health in Iran’s notorious Evin prison, the same prison where Canadian photojournalist Zahra Kazemi was raped and brutally murdered more than a decade ago. 598 more words

Full Comment

What Does America’s Syrian Policy Really Mean?

With respect to foreign policy, political pundits are gnashing their teeth. Hawks and Trump supporters are calling President Obama a failed President and possessing no leadership. 608 more words

Politics

NY Times--Hillary Clinton for President

September 29, 2016

Wake Up Americans–Hillary Clinton is your choice as the next POTUS

The New York Times Endorsement

In any normal election year, we’d compare the two presidential candidates side by side on the issues. 1,446 more words

Democracy

Countering China's Psychological Warfare

The PRC propaganda machine manipulates messages by citing a so-called “century of humiliation.” In a self-serving story supposedly speaking for the people, the PRC’s English-language mouth-piece, … 56 more words

China

‘Misdirected’ US airstrike kills 22 Somali troops

‘US forces have been accused of killing 22 Somali troops in what is said to be a misdirected airstrike in the country’s northern regions.

On Wednesday, Galmudug states’ Security Minister Osman Issa announced that his soldiers were killed in the airstrike, adding that the attack was launched on a request of from the rival neighboring region of Puntland on the pretext that the targets were al-Shabab militants. 21 more words

Government

What’s Really Behind the Senate’s Override of Obama Veto of Saudi 9/11 Lawsuit Bill?

‘While the US media follows the red herring of this legislative drama which is Saudi Arabia, the real point of this bill – and why President Obama is so vehemently opposing it – is going completely unnoticed. 87 more words

Government