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Iran, Are you Serioulsy Suing for CIA Coup?

Maryam Zar | Posted 10.30.2013 | World
Maryam Zar

Dear Iran, Let me be the first to congratulate you on joining the international community, and taking to the courts to air your grievances, rather than the streets where you usually settle the score.

Managing Water in a Dry Land

Francesco Fiondella | Posted 08.19.2013 | Impact
Francesco Fiondella

The Elqui River basin in Chile's Coquimbo region is one of the driest places on Earth. It receives only about 4 inches of rain each year, and most of it during one short rainy season. In some years, the region will get close to zero rainfall, while in others it will get five times the normal amount.

Egypt To Washington: I Dumped You. You Didn't Dump Me

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 03.30.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Foreign Ministry said Sunday it has ended a contract with three Washington lobbying firms to cut expenses, denying reports that ...

Marcus Baram

McCain-Chaired Democracy Group Criticized For Questionable Use Of Government Grants

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This story has been updated A prominent democracy-building group chaired by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is being criticized by a government watchdog f...

Blackwater Still Working in Iraq, Providing "Armed" Guards to International Republican Institute

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeremy Scahill

As Blackwater gets sued again today for an alleged civilian killing in Iraq, new allegations surface about the company's continued presence there--using different corporate names.