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A Moroccan's Week With the Polisario Front

Samia Errazzouki | Posted 08.04.2014 | Impact
Samia Errazzouki

The grueling trip to the Western Sahara refugee camp of Dakhla begins in the Algerian military airport of Tindouf, located deep in the Sahara Desert in south-western Algeria. One of the first questions I faced upon my arrival to the Tindouf airport was given that I'm a Moroccan, what was I doing here?

Iraqi Official: Iran-Backed Militia Will Lay Down Arms

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 03.07.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — A decision by a Shiite militia to transform itself from an armed, anti-American movement into a viable political force could complicat...

Republicans Disrespect Iraqi Democracy

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Every current Republican gripe on the Iraq withdrawal boils down to a monumental refusal to face the reality of a full-fledged Iraqi democracy.

Reviewing America's Wars [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.20.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

Since the mainstream media has abdicated all responsibility for reporting the news, I thought today would be a good day to review the current status of America's wars.

Exceptional Democracy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If America is truly supposed to be exceptional in all things, why do other countries -- almost without exception -- decide our governmental structure isn't really for them, when it comes time to choose?

War Is Over (If Maliki Wants It)

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Without a microscopic examination of the seething cauldron of Iraqi partisan politics, it's safe to say that Maliki knows which way the wind is blowing. The Iraqi people want to know -- "when is the U.S. leaving?"

US-Funded Effort To Win Over Sadr City Residents

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Hundreds of women in black abayas crowd outdoor food markets, snapping up groceries and fresh vegetables. Stores are open again. Child...