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    US no business in the middle of Afghan civil war

    Phyllis Bennis
    07 December 2009
    Multi-media

    Obama said that there was no military solution, but that's all he's really offering.

  2. Israel-US Relations

    31 March 2010
    Multi-media

    What does the recent exchange of heated language between US and Israeli officials actually translate to in terms of US policy toward the country?

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    Latin America: C-

    Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    17 February 2010
    Article

    The Obama administration has made a few steps in the right direction. But U.S.-Latin American relations are far from mended, and skepticism is growing.

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    Reciprocity!

    Saul Landau
    11 March 2010
    Article

    The CIA has backed some 600 documented attempts against Castro, while there have been no Havana-backed plots against U.S. Presidents. Should Cuba put Washington on its terrorist list? Long Live Reciprocity!

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    Further reading

    01 March 2007
    Article

    Resources to know more about US military bases around the world.

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    Covert memories from Miami

    Saul Landau
    28 September 2009
    Article
    In Miami, several retired U.S. officials remember the early 1960s, when the CIA recruited thousands of Cuban exiles to try and destroy the Cuban revolution.
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    Dissidents make noise -- oops, news

    Saul Landau
    19 November 2009
    Article

    Duplicity in language of the US administration coincides with stupidity of its policy.

  9. After Doha: rejecting dystopia by default

    Ben Hayes
    17 December 2012
    Article

    We need to challenge the security industries and military that are thriving on the fear and insecurity created by our governments' inaction on climate change.

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    Selling US Wars

    • Achin Vanaik, Praful Bidwai
    15 March 2007
    Book
    Selling US Wars is a valuable, information-filled collection of essays by renowned experts from around the world which examines the excuses for war that were the basis for this period of the US empire drive—nuclear weapons, terrorism, "failed states," drugs, humanitarian intervention, and democracy.
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    Magical Realism -- A coup in Honduras, so 20th Century! (Part 1)

    Saul Landau, Nelson Valdes
    14 January 2010
    Article

    By recognising the coup in Honduras, Obama follows the old US Latin American policy of siding with corporate interests against the will of the people.

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    The Pentagon: Gargantua’s mouth

    Saul Landau, Nelson P. Valdes
    25 February 2010
    Article

    With no real military dangers threathening the US, the Pentagon has to invent them to justify its multi-billion dollar budget. And the bill is presented to the taxpayers.

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    Pinochet and the Caravan of Death

    Kevin Reid
    01 December 2001
    Article

    Stacie Jonas, Coordinator of the Bring Pinochet to Justice Campaign run by the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC, answers questions about the ongoing case against Gen. Augusto Pinochet in Chile.

  14. Another missed opportunity

    Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    31 March 2011
    Article

    Obama's trip to Latin America: about gaining economic advantages, ignoring historical and recent diplomatic interferences and strategically placed critisism.

  15. Iraq: The Invisible War

    Kamil Mahdi
    28 November 2010
    Article

    The US continues to paint a rosy picture of progress in Iraq but the reality is one of poverty, violence, torture and political corruption.

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    President Obama's Afghanistan Escalation Speech: An Assessment

    Phyllis Bennis
    03 December 2009
    Article

    President Obama's speech reflected accountability not to his base, the extraordinary mobilization of people who swept this anti-war and anti-racist candidate into office, but rather to the exigencies of Washington's traditional military, political, and corporate power-brokers who define "national security."

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    Events Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Coup in Chile

    01 September 2003
    Article

    Events around the world commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Coup in Chile.

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    Just Peace

    Phyllis Bennis, Emira Woods, John Feffer (ed)
    05 July 2007
    Article
  19. A bold foreign policy platform for the new wave of left lawmakers

    Phyllis Bennis
    15 August 2018
    Article

    Socialists and other progressives are running for U.S. office on strong domestic programs. Here’s how their foreign policy platform can be just as strong.

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    Pinochet Watch no 56

    27 July 2004
    Article

    Pinochet Watch is an electronic news service of the Institute for Policy Studies.

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