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20 Years Unable to Defeat Taliban Now USA Freezes Afghanistan’s $9B Bank Deposits Causing Starvation

According to an analysis by the United Nations World Food Program and Food and Agriculture Organization, 8.7 million people are nearing famine — putting...

20 Years Unable to Defeat Taliban Now USA Freezes Afghanistan’s $9B Bank Deposits Causing Starvation

According to an analysis by the United Nations World Food Program and Food and Agriculture Organization, 8.7 million people are nearing famine — putting...

As Arab leaders gather in Saudi Arabia King Salman’s absence looms large

Beaming in satisfaction as Arab rulers arrived in Riyadh on Tuesday, Mohammed bin Salman looked like a man in charge. As a succession of planes disgorged...

Turkey, Qatar sign 15 new agreements to develop bilateral ties

Agreements cover various areas including trade, investment, development, culture, diplomacy, health Turkey and Qatar on Tuesday signed 15 new agreements to boost cooperation between the...

Why did bin Zayed visit Turkey? Why did the UAE make a ‘U-turn’? What happened to the Arab world’s front against Turkey?

Emirati Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed’s visit to the Turkish capital Ankara, his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and the announcement of the...

Defying Empire: Cuba’s Contributions to the Fight Against Racism and White Supremacy

White supremacy and racism cannot be dissociated from capitalism. It was racism and white supremacy that provided the cultural justifications for slavery and the...

Deconstructing Islamophobia (alas, a necessary repost)

Foreword: almost exactly two years ago I wrote a column entitled “Deconstructing Islamophobia“.  Yesterday, I posted an article about immigration which, alas, generated a...

Murder By Any Other Name

On Aug. 29, the United States murdered ten Afghan civilians in a drone strike. The U.S. Air Force Inspector Gen., Lt. Gen. Sami D....

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Ilhan Omar Fends Off Corporate Primary Challenger

"Ilhan Omar has faced some of the ugliest attacks of any elected official and had hundreds of thousands of...

US Genocide and Bigotry Shaped Nazi Race Law

The U.S. stood at the forefront in the creation of de jure and de facto second-class citizenship for Black...

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