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More than 16 years after 9/11, having faced only lightly armed enemies, still wealthy beyond compare, still with a matchlessly funded military, the United States has won literally nothing.
The third president’s election and two terms were hailed by some as revolutionary and a national salvation, but others saw a darkness beneath Thomas Jefferson's republicanism.
The lesson for those seeking a realignment toward global peace and justice is that a strong-willed leader with a popular mandate might be capable of opposing the pro-military establishment.
The Center for Advanced Defense Studies offers evidence that war profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the U.S. in recent years have used the emirate's real-estate market to shelter their assets.
At a time when the United States hopes to exert maximum pressure on Iran, a regional bloc created by Gulf Arab countries to counter Tehran looks increasingly more divided.
Why did the Federalist and Republican factions each view its opponents as existential threats to the new nation during the Adams administration?
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer discusses the American artist with the director of a film titled “Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat."