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After Obama: Clinton Vs. Sanders

John Feffer | Posted 09.18.2015 | World
John Feffer

Will Clinton's more muscular alternative be the future of U.S. foreign policy if the Democrats hold on to the Oval Office in 2016? Or would Bernie Sanders, if he grabs the Democratic nomination and triumphs in the general election, guide the United States in a different direction?

How to Confront ISIS

Adil E. Shamoo | Posted 08.13.2015 | Politics
Adil E. Shamoo

The people of the region opposing and ready to fight ISIS and their allies, including the United States, must demonstrate a clear and consistent moral basis in all of their acts. We cannot fight ISIS while routinely killing civilians in the process.

Egypt Death Sentences

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

Egypt death sentences

U.S. Aid and Human Rights Violations in Philippines

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

By Vanessa Lucas and Azadeh Shahshahani On December 10, Filipinos held rallies in key cities around the country to commemorate Human Rights Day and b...

Can a Threat to Cut Aid Save Egypt?

Richard Klass | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics
Richard Klass

It may be too late to save Egypt. Only an intelligent use of military aid suspension has any hope of reversing the slide into an abyss.

Pakistan Teeters

Ben Barber | Posted 03.09.2013 | World
Ben Barber

"Stop me before I injure myself and others" appears to be the political philosophy of modern Pakistan.

Is the United States Losing Egypt to China?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.28.2012 | World
Daniel Wagner

Given how low Washington is regarded by the average person in Egypt and the Arab Street, China should not have too much difficulty inserting itself as a wedge between them going forward. Based on Mr. Morsi's bold strides in foreign policy, China knows it has a friend in Cairo.

The Money Behind Israel-Hamas Conflict (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Al Jazeera reports that the United States supplies $3 billion a year in aid to Israel, and almost all of it is spent on the military. Watch this video...