In this new book, the award-winning Truthdig columnist discusses taboo topics in America—including his experience as a radical war correspondent at The New York Times—with fellow journalist David Talbot.
Influential groups within the Islamic country have undermined US interests abroad for years, and their exploitation of U-aided Kosovo as a breeding ground for violent reactionaries is only the “latest chapter in this long, sorrowful history,” writes the editorial board of The New York Times.
Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed parliamentary and civil society representatives in a speech given at the Kremlin on Tuesday about the recent vote in Crimea, which he insisted was held in "full compliance with democratic procedures and international norms."Russian President Vladimir Putin gave a speech at the Kremlin on Tuesday about the recent vote in Crimea, which he insisted was held in "full compliance with democratic procedures and international norms."
Crimeans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to join former political master Russia as tensions soared in the east of the splintered ex-Soviet nation, the epicenter of the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.
I wonder if we are "normalizing" war. It's not just that Israel has yet again gotten away with the killing of hundreds of children in Gaza.
The issues that have fueled Russian-American tensions in Europe in recent months, and European tensions with both Russia and the United States, have suggested a willingness on all sides to reignite tensions that on the face of it serve no one's real interests. Recent developments could change all that.
John McCain has made much of his reputation as a "maverick," but, as Reason magazine's Matt Welch lays out in this clip, McCain the Neocon has emerged as the Republican presidential nominee's dominant political persona and the one he'll take into the White House if he wins.