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Indigenous Peoples: Who Cares? #OakFlat

The above question in the title, posed as it is, may appear callous but at times the plight of indigenous peoples around the globe seems so perilous that there seems little hope of reversing the systematic destruction of their populations and habitats. 996 more words

Culture

Vali Nasr’s The Shia Revival: The Must Read Book for Anyone Who Wants to Understand the Development of a Post-Arab Spring Order

Vali Nasr is a respected author on Middle Eastern affairs and has written numerous books on topics such as the history of Shia Islam, American foreign policy, and Islamic political institutions. 1,500 more words

Middle East

May 4: Live Q&A with Raymond Tanter

The former senior staff of the White House National Security Council, Raymond Tantar, will appear on a live question and answer session.

The Q&A session, “The U.S. 67 more words

News

Balancing Russia in Ukraine: U.S. Policy One Year following 2014 Annexation of Crimea

With continued Russian control of Crimea over a year after the February 2014 annexation of the peninsula, the U.S. must decide whether or not to take further action in the conflict. 460 more words

▶ March 2, 2015 Democracy Now! with Noam Chomsky: ISIS, Iraq, Iran, Netanyahu, Israel

Noam Chomsky on How the Iraq War Birthed ISIS & Why U.S. Policy Undermines the Fight Against It

Noam Chomsky: Opposing Iran Nuclear Deal, Israel’s Goal Isn’t Survival — It’s Regional Dominance… 72 more words

Militarism

U.S. counterterrorism failing badly

Killing our way to security never seemed to make much sense as a long-term solution.

David Sedney, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia from 2009-2013 and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia from 2007-2009, argues… 152 more words

Countering Violent Extremism