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  • The US Does Right at the UN

    Elizabeth Newhouse


    The surprising vote by the United States this week to abstain from the annual UN resolution denouncing the U.S. embargo on Cuba reaffirmed to the world the Obama Administration’s resolve to repair relations with Cuba. The abstention—the first such U.S. vote in 25 years—made it clear that even though bound by law to uphold the embargo, this administration regards it as outmoded, counterproductive, and in need of repeal...Read More »

  • At the Pentagon, Nothing Succeeds Like Failure

    William D. Hartung quoted

    Anti War Blog, 10-26-16

    The Pentagon, Hartung notes, continues to receive massive funding from the American taxpayer, even as its various wars drag on, seemingly without end...Read More »

  • The Heat: Battle for Mosul

    Stephen Miles interviewed

    CCTV America, 10-24-16

    Ever since ISIL fighters captured the city of Mosul in Northern Iraq in June 2014, it has been a vital stronghold for them. But now there is a major military effort underway to drive the militants out of Mosul. Over the last week thousands of Iraqi security forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, with the assistance of United States military advisers, have launched an offensive to free the city...Read More »

  • Bill Goodfellow Keynote Speaker


    Economists for Peace and Security will conduct its 9th annual policy symposium at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington DC on November 14, 2016 to discuss the economic dimensions of the most pressing global security issues and those facing the domestic economy... Read More »

  • Into the Light


    From executive producer Jeff Horowitz, the next episode of Years of Living Dangerously, Into the Light featuring David Letterman, airs Sunday, October 30th #yearsproject ... Read More »