Day: February 24, 2015

Ukraine War: A Reverse Cuban Missile Crisis

Guided by an aggressive neocon “regime change” strategy, the United States has stumbled into a potential military confrontation with Russia over Ukraine, a dangerous predicament that could becomeĀ a Cuban Missile Crisis in reverse, as ex-U.S. diplomat William R. Polk explains.

A ‘Downton Abbey’ World of US Politics

U.S. pundits and pols often lecture other countries for their lapses in democracy, sometimes citing barriers that some candidates may face to get on the ballot. But American politics has its own major barrier, the need to raise lots and…

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