It was the Great Interruption rather than the Great Insurrection against the U.S. government on Jan. 6, 2021, writes Joe Lauria.
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DIANA JOHNSTONE: Germans Down & Russians Out
On the purpose of NATO: “To keep the Americans in, the Russians out, and the Germans down” — saying attributed to Lord Hastings Ismay, the secretary general of NATO 1952-1957.
AS`AD AbuKHALIL: Netanyahu’s Anthology of Errors, Fabrications & Falsehoods
If you don’t care about human rights violations and if you are a champion of war crimes, the Israeli prime minister’s new book, Bibi: My Story, is for you.
WATCH: The Vietnam Peace Movement & Ukraine Today
Historian Carolyn Woods Eisenberg speaks on “Ending the ‘American War’ in Vietnam: Impact of the U.S. Antiwar Movement and Lessons for the Present.”
Is the ‘Conscience of the Congress’ Unconscious?
Wilmer Leon says it’s time for the African-American community to take stock, not of the original 13 members of the Congressional Black Caucus, but of the current 58.
War Is No Answer to Insecurity
Old habits continue to dominate in Washington, which has long sought nuclear primacy to negate the theory of détente, writes Vijay Prashad.
What if the 2024 ‘Whispers’ Are Right?
Queen of Chaos: Her record, and her own words, show us exactly what we can expect from a Hillary Clinton presidency, write Jeremy Kuzmarov and Steve Brown.
The Instinctive Distrust of Big Media
Anyone in journalism who wants to regain that trust would do well to read American Dispatches and internalize the lessons that Robert Parry offers, writes Nat Parry.
The Myth of Woodward, Bernstein & Watergate
The 50th anniversary this month of the Watergate break-in led W. Joseph Campbell to examine the persistence of a simplistic version of events that even Watergate-era principals at The Washington Post tried to refute.
Ukraine: Guides to Reflection
This crisis is rooted in Washington’s obsession with Russia, writes Michael Brenner. The country’s Phoenix-like rise from the ashes has been unsettling to politicos, policy-makers and think tankers alike.