As we look to the future of the Afghanistan-Pakistan area, it’s important to understand the historic role of American geostrategic shenanigans. A shifting global economic balance and the fortunes of American arms manufacturers are further complicating matters.As we look to the future of the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, it’s important to understand the historic role of American geostrategic shenanigans.
The public assassination of one of Moscow's leading critics, just feet from the walls of the Kremlin, is a blow to the liberal opposition but, paradoxically, also shows that there are still remnants of political pluralism.The killing of one of Moscow's leading critics is a blow to the liberals but, paradoxically, also shows that politics are still being contested behind the facade of mass consensus for the regime.
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GOP presidential candidates Herman Cain, Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich all favor flat taxes, which have been criticized for putting a greater burden on middle-income people while cutting taxes for the rich. How have they played out in countries that adopted them?
The members of the Koch family, America's biggest financial backers of the tea party, would not be the billionaires they are today were it not for the godless empire of the USSR.