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The White House says Turkey is planning to invade the Kurdish-majority region of northern Syria to establish what Ankara calls a “security zone.” Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
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Dina Gilio-Whitaker’s book is a primer on the Native American environmental movement and a chronicle of fighting government and corporate power. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Juan Cole / Informed CommentFeb 21, 2018
One of the most distressing takeaways from the country's civil war is that the United Nations does not work and the hopes of the framers of its 1945 charter have been dashed. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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After last week's deadly conflict in Kyrgyzstan, officials are zeroing in on the possibility that the riots were the product of a coordinated group effort and preparing for the possibility that more trouble may be on the way. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Gbemisola Olujobi / TruthdigApr 7, 2010
You may have heard about the city of Jos, the capital of Plateau state in Nigeria’s Middle Belt, and wondered why it is a flashpoint of unspeakable violence On Jan 17, mobs killed about 400 residents of Jos The second round of attacks, on March 7, was even more vicious. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / TruthdigApr 13, 2009
It was unthinkable, when I was based as a correspondent in Jerusalem two decades ago, that an Israeli politician who openly advocated ethnically cleansing the Palestinians from Israeli-controlled territory, as well as forcing Arabs in Israel to take loyalty oaths or be forcibly relocated to the West Bank, could sit on the Cabinet. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
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