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The Slow Death of the Syria Cease-Fire Brings a Hybrid War With Russia Closer

Alastair Crooke | Posted 06.24.2016 | World
Alastair Crooke

BEIRUT -- All this hawkishness toward Russia, Iran and Syria is most likely about showing Democrat toughness and savvy in contrast to Donald Trump.

Ukraine Conflict: Red Meat for Anemic NATO Alliance

Medea Benjamin | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

Why be distracted by a ceasefire, or put energy into promoting a non-violent solution to the conflict in Ukraine? NATO, after all, is a military alliance and, as the saying goes, when all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

NATO vs. Rogues?

John Feffer | Posted 07.01.2012 | World
John Feffer

Institutions rarely vote themselves out of existence. Not if they still have money in their budgets. That's why I don't expect NATO to suddenly declare game over and disband -- even though the alliance's rationale has become wafer-thin.