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Iran-Backed Shiite Militias In Iraq Contradict U.S. About Their Role In Battle For Tikrit | Sophia Jones | Posted 03.26.2015 | World

Iraqi security forces and al-Hashid al-Shabi forces prepare in Tikrit to stage an attack with heavy weapons on March 26. (Photo by Ali Mohammed/Anadol...

Hell's Problems: Genocide and 'Humanitarian Intervention'

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 10.10.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

There seems little doubt that the self-styled radical Islamist group, Islamic State, is committing genocide in Iraq, certainly against the Yazidis, and has targeted Christians to "convert or die" as well.

The United States' Defense of Democracy in Venezuela: A Dangerous Mirage

Camilo E. Mejia | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics
Camilo E. Mejia

The best way to help Venezuela is by demanding that our own government stop interfering in that country's affairs.

The Myth Of The Squeaky-Clean United States

Al Jazeera | Mike Allison | Posted 10.15.2013 | Latino Voices

Jorge Vinicio Sosa Orantes, a former second lieutenant in the Guatemalan military, was recently convicted in the US of making false statements while s...

A Forgotten Anniversary

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 06.25.2013 | World
Joseph Blady, M.D.

Afghanistan never rose in the first place, and is again increasing its heroin production. We've never gotten a grip on the Arab Spring. Who knows where Egypt and Yemen are headed?

Will Iraq Tilt the 2012 Election?

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Shaffer

Nobody should be surprised that deadly violence is making an alarming return to daily life in Iraq. The real surprise may come a year from now.

'U.S. Do Something'

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

Welcome to the 21st century, a time already characterized by the limits on American power. This is not an argument for isolationism. It is an argument for a realistic understanding of what we can and cannot do and should and should not do.

Obama Strongly Defends Libya Intervention

AP/The Huffington Post | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.28.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Defending the first war launched on his watch, President Barack Obama declared Monday night that the United States intervened in Libya t...