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Opinion: Iraq, Afghanistan Provide Lessons on US Weapons Flows

by James R. Webb There are a host of reasons, backed by historical examples, why sending more and more advanced weapons into Ukraine will not be a panacea. In fact, sending them might boomerang against the U.S. at some point. This is…
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Opinion: A New U.S.-Pakistan Relationship Is Emerging

by Touqir Hussain Both sides are keen to move forward after a decade of contentious engagement that brought the relationship to one of its lowest points in history. US.-Pakistan relations are on the mend. It isn’t clear how…
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Opinion: Are Americans Growing Weary of Supporting Ukraine in War with Russia?

By Matt Haines “I feel bad for the Ukrainian people, and for innocent Russians, too, for that matter,” said Jamie Moorman, an independent voter from Fort Walton Beach, Florida. “But my opinion is shifting. I was in favor of the U.S.…
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Opinion: Guantanamo Bay, a Symbol of Utter Shame

By Editorial Team Guantanamo Bay prison, the American prison situated on the Cuban island, has turned 21 on January 12. It has been a symbol of arbitrary arrest and denial of justice as most of its 800 prisoners, all of them Muslim men,…
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Opinion: Republicans didn’t really want to cut the military budget after all

By Jonathan Guyer The new conservative House of Representatives has taken power and is ready to take on President Joe Biden and his foreign policy. As part of the deal that emerged as Rep. Kevin McCarthy persevered…
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New Phase of US Interventionism: Biden Admin Preparing to Ask Congress to Approve Sale of F-16 Jets to Turkey

By Natasha Bertrand, Jennifer Hansler and Alex Marquardt,  The Biden administration is preparing to ask Congress to approve the sale of 40 F-16 fighter jets to Turkey, after weighing a Turkish request for the…
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Opinion: In a new era of global conflict, US troops are deployed in dozens of countries. Where are they — and why?

By Joshua Keating On Sept. 11 of last year, the U.S. military passed a little-noticed milestone. For the 21 years before that date, virtually all U.S. service members were issued the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. From…
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Opinion: U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin discusses her trip to the Middle East, painful lessons from U.S. invasion of Iraq

By Jeffry Stevens U.S. Rep. Elissa Blair Slotkin (D- Holly) recently returned from a nine-day trip to the Middle East over Thanksgiving. The Congressional Delegation of House Veterans Affairs Committee members visited Jordan, Kuwait,…
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Opinion: Netanyahu’s Comeback should not Discourage Working with UN on Palestinian Plight

From Chandra Muzaffar The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) voted last week to refer Israel to the International Court of Justice (World Court) for its on-going violation of the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination…
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Mandela’s Promise of Resistance to Verwoerd is Kept by Palestinians

By Iqbal Jassat As Israel under Benjamin Netanyahu is now firmly entrenched into a Jewish supremacist regime, unashamedly racist and in pursuit of total annihilation of Palestine, one is reminded of the era of Hendrik Verwoerd in South…