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Michael T. Klare: The Missing Three-Letter Word in the Iran Crisis

If the United States goes to war with Iran, you are unlikely to hear the word “oil” uttered by top Trump administration officials, but make no mistake: that three-letter word lies at the root of the present crisis, not to speak of the world’s long-term fate.

July 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Jimmy Carter: Why I severed my ties to the Southern Baptist Convention

Women and girls have been discriminated against for too long in a twisted interpretation of the word of God. I have been a practicing Christian all my life and a … Continue reading

June 15, 2017 · 4 Comments

Jimmy Carter: The US is an oligarchy with unlimited political bribery

Former President Jimmy Carter said July 28 on the nationally syndicated radio show the Thom Hartmann Program that the United States is now an “oligarchy” in which “unlimited political bribery” … Continue reading

August 4, 2015 · 4 Comments

David Vine: The Bases of War in the Middle East

From Carter to the Islamic State, 35 Years of Building Bases and Sowing Disaster With the launch of a new U.S.-led war in Iraq and Syria against the Islamic State … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jimmy Carter and Mary Robinson: Gaza blockade must end

Israelis and Palestinians are still burying loved ones killed during Gaza’s third war in six years. Since 8 July, more than 1,800 Palestinian and 65 Israeli lives have been sacrificed. … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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