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The Three Remaining ‘Cuban 5’ Go Home

December 17, 2014

In a historic move bypassing congress, President Obama restores diplomatic relations with Cuba, and in a simultaneous telecast President Raul Castro hails the decision but reminds us that the blockade is still in place, says Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights

The US and Cuba Restore Diplomatic Relations With A Spy Swap

December 17, 2014

The US has finally admitted defeat in its policies of trying to isolate and overthrow the government of Cuba says, Reese Erlich a freelance journalist and author

Hamid Dabashi on the Middle East

February 14, 2014
Hamid Dabashi: All foreign nations involved in Syria are attempting to quell the revolutionary uprisings for economic and strategic interests, but the Syrian people will ultimately decide their own future

Assange Marks 3 Years in Custody: Still in Great Jeopardy from US

December 4, 2013

Michael Ratner, lawyer of Wikileaks founder, says his client wants to clear any allegations of sexual misconduct in Sweden but the fear of extradition to U.S. keeps him in Ecuadorian embassy in Britain

American Raids in Libya & Somalia Expose Military Lawlessness

October 17, 2013

Michael Ratner: The U.S violates international law with kidnappings and armed attacks in sovereign countries The recent raids in Libya and Somalia expose the “utter lawlessness of the U.S. military, the U.S. government, and the CIA,” said Michael Ratner, President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights. “What's shocking about it is, of course, the…

US & Iran Relations

October 11, 2013
Gareth Porter: Rouhani earned the trust of Supreme Leader Khomeni by working along side him on a daily basis