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Egypt

February 5, 2014
Sharif Abdel Kouddous: U.S. strategic interests in Egypt have more to do with security of the Gulf than democracy, human rights, or rule of law

Independent Journalism Now Considered ‘Terrorism’ in Egypt

February 3, 2014

Sharif Abdel Kouddous on the Egyptian Military Regime’s Growing ‘War On Journalists’

Rwanda and The Democratic Republic of the Congo

December 18, 2013
Maurice Carney: Major strides for peace in the Congo have emerged and will continue if the United States pressures neighboring countries like Uganda and Rwanda from intentionally destabilizing the central African country

Robert Wade: Hot Money & Cross Border Finance

November 18, 2013
The genesis of a perfect storm of collapse explained by political economist, Robert Wade

Calls For Immigration Reform Ramp Up, But What Fuels Migration to U.S.?

October 24, 2013

Peter Watt: Neoliberal economic policies like NAFTA drove Mexico into deeper poverty, fueling an exodus to the U.S

US & Iran Relations

September 20, 2013
Larry Wilkerson: Senators Graham and McCain represent a strong opposition backed by Israeli lobby looking to knock down Iran as a regional power

Social Security Reform

August 14, 2013
Signed into law in 1935, the Social Security Act launched an integral social safety net program, but is it still sustainable?

Speculation and Criminal Manipulation of Food and Commodities Prices

January 31, 2013
Sasha Breger Bush: In the name of democratizing finance, derivative exchanges are achieving the opposite

Obama: Rhetoric or New Direction?

January 30, 2013
Dimitri Lascaris: Department of Justice under George Bush secured convictions of major figures from the business community in complex financial frauds and Obama and Holder have not done so following the worst epidemic of financial fraud in the modern era