conflict

Despite Growing International Condemnation, No End to Gaza Violence in Sight

July 28, 2014

As the death toll in Gaza passes 1,000 Lia Tarachansky and Phyllis Bennis respond to a poll which found 86% of Israelis reject a ceasefire, while a growing number of Americans want the Israeli offensive to stop

Will Venezuela’s New Floating Exchange Rate Curb Inflation?

April 1, 2014

Mark Weisbrot: New exchange rate is intended to safeguard the importation of essential and primary goods

ICC Convicts Congo Warlord, What Are the Right Steps For Peace?

March 17, 2014

Leonce Ndikumana: The peace process in the Great Lakes region of Africa must be driven by Africans with the international community playing a supporting role

Emira Woods on the Central African Republic

January 27, 2014
Emira Woods: CAR’s post-colonial history is riddled with French business interest collaborating with corrupt despots

Reality Asserts Itself - Toby Jones

January 15, 2014
Toby Jones, a Prof. at Rutgers University specializing in Middle East history, tells Paul Jay the Saudis are committed to victory in their rivalry with Iran and use money and sectarian ideology to achieve their geo-political interests

Sectarian War Arises in Iraq as Violence Kills 250+ in a Single Week

January 8, 2014

Raed Jarrar: Growing violence in Iraq is the result of the US-backed central government cracking down on grassroots Sunni protestors in Ramadi

Ukrainians Protest Oligarchic Rule

December 16, 2013
Economist Jeffrey Sommers says that although pro-EU Ukrainians have legitimate grievances, they have little to gain from trade agreements that would ultimately transfer ownership of industry to outside actors

Ecuador

December 11, 2013
In San Jose de Intag, indigenous communities face an ill-matched battle to defend their environment against mega mining projects

Will Foreign Troops Help Quell Violence in the Central African Republic?

December 1, 2013

France sends 1,000 troops into the Central African Republic as violence continues to escalate