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Clinton Reaffirms Commitment to No-Fly Zone in Syria

October 20, 2016

In final presidential debate, host Chris Wallace challenged Clinton by saying a no-fly zone would lead to confrontation with Russia in Syria. Not a single word was said about climate…

Secretary Tillerson, It’s Time to Phone Iran

July 15, 2017

…during his visit to the Saudi kingdom, Tillerson said that he had no plans to reach out to Iran , although he didn’t rule it out in the future. That…

Hunger Strike to Get King’s College to Divest from Fossil Fuels

May 10, 2017

Roger Hallam’s 8-week civil disobedience and hunger strike at King’s College London, finally resulted in fossil fuel divestment….

Odious Debt and the Betrayal of the Popular Will in Greece

July 18, 2016

After Syriza’s “treason”, Zoe Konstantopoulou, ex-Speaker of Greece’s Parliament, founds a new party to unburden Greece of its odious debt…

“The only winning move is not to play”—the insanity of the regulatory race to the bottom

March 26, 2012

…the City of London by adopting even weaker protections for investors from securities fraud than does the United Kingdom (UK). The second form of insanity is that the JOBS Act…

Saudis to Reinforce Crackdown on Peaceful Protesters, Amnesty Says

January 4, 2012

…of Amnesty International USA, commented on the proposed new law. “Having just renewed the USA Patriot Act, the United States has sadly continued to set the stage for and model…

The Evolution Of The Oil Weapon

June 4, 2015

…sent his secretary of state Henry Kissinger to Saudi Arabia with a proposed deal, to ensure that an embargo such as this would never happen to the United States again….

Russia’s Emerging Defense and Security Doctrine: Impact on Europe and the Near East

June 9, 2014

…the near future. Implications for MENA The MENA region will also be affected. The Kremlin is making gains in MENA at the expense of the West. Meanwhile, the United States…