Just because Donald Trump is using the recent chemical attack as an excuse to bomb Syria does not mean the attack didn't happen. We need to acknowledge the reality of Syrian suffering at the hands of Assad, Putin and the U.S.
Donald Trump's lack of understanding about Chinese culture—and the need to save face at all costs—increases economic risk for America.
This article was first posted in 2017 shortly after the U.S. fired missiles into Syria in reaction to reports that the government there had used chemical weapons. In it, Chris Hedges argues that the Middle East will not know peace until the U.S. leaves the region.
I come back to pay my taxes every year. Since last April 15, I've watched mass shootings, moral collapse—and at last a ray of hope.
The story is heavy on Russophobic propaganda and light on proof that the data analysis company influenced the 2016 election in any substantial way.
The president has lied and exaggerated the threat of the gang, and even used the grief of parents who have lost children to further his cruel anti-immigrant agenda.